Events

Events or meetings that are of interest to landowners and colleagues of the Suisun Resource Conservation District are listed below.

 

News

Tidal Elevation and Growth of Wetland Plants

Tidal Elevation and Growth of Wetland Plants

Along the Pacific coast, tidal salt marsh plants grow at different elevations. The elevation where they are found in marshes is related to their ability to withstand being submerged in a saltwater environment. In a cooperative study led by the U. S. Geological Survey,...

911 Location Services and Cell Phones

911 Location Services and Cell Phones

Wireless phones are mobile, and therefore not associated with one fixed location or address.  According to the Federal Communications Commission: “While the location of the cell site closest to the 911 caller may provide a general indication of the caller’s location, that information is not always specific enough for rescue personnel to deliver assistance to the caller quickly.”

Diversion Reporting is Due July 1!

Diversion Reporting is Due July 1!

Remember to fill out the diversion reporting for the 2017 year.  The due date for regions within the Suisun Marsh is generally July 1st, but this may vary!  to ensure that you file on time, check the reporting deadline on the letter that was mailed by the...

Nutria Identification

Nutria Identification

Nutria have now been found in San Joaquin County, which marks the fifth California county (in addition to Fresno, Merced, Stanislaus and Tuolumne counties) where the destructive, non-native rodents have been detected. Click the link for more information on the Identification of Nutria.

Managed Wetland Assessments

Managed Wetland Assessments

The Suisun Resource Conservation District (SRCD) is requesting your permission for an access agreement to measure elevations of the water control structures, staff gauges, and pond bottom elevations as needed on your duck club. Working in partnership with the California Waterfowl Association (CWA), this year we have received grant funding to model drainage capacity of landowners to meet the 30-day flood and drain objective.

Welcome to the new SRCD website!

Welcome to the new SRCD website!

We have updated the Suisun Resource Conservation District website to modernize the content and provide more helpful information for landowners and interested parties. Please let us know what you think -- send us feedback at srcd@suisunrcd.org.

World Wetlands Day February 2nd

World Wetlands Day February 2nd

February 2nd marks the anniversary of the Convention on Wetlands which was adopted in Ramsar, Iran in 1971. The Ramsar Convention is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. Since that time, over 2,000 wetlands, encompassing more...

Causes of mortality of California Ridgway’s rails

Causes of mortality of California Ridgway’s rails

Studies of California Ridgway’s rails in tidal marshes of San Francisco Bay indicated that predation accounted for 98% of mortalities and avian predators were responsible for 64%. More mortalities occurred on high tides during daylight hours....