Peer Review for the California WaterFix

Winter storms have dumped copious amounts of precipitation over much of California in the last month, causing several reservoirs to operate under flood control conditions. Recent events, Read More…

A Happy Accident: Restoration at Liberty Island

Habitat restoration is a big undertaking in California’s highly modified Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, with many projects taking years, if not decades, to plan and implement before seeing Read More…

Delta Smelt: Where Do We Go From Here?

The endangered delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) lies squarely in the middle of a heated debate over the current state of California’s Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta and how its Read More…

The uncertain future of the Delta Smelt

The lowest ever recorded index of abundance for delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) was reported earlier this year in the results from the 2014 California Department of Fish Read More…

Essayons

The Essayons, which is roughly translated as "let us try" in French, was home for a week to dredge the San Francisco Bay channel to maintain boat Read More…