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SCF 20th Annual Shoot and Social July 26, 2024

SAVE THE DATE! Join SRCD at the the SCF fundraiser on Friday, July 26, 2024 @ 9:00AM-3:00PM Birds Landing Hunting Preserve and Sporting Clays 2099 Collinsville Rd, Birds Landing, CA 94512 SCF 20th Annual Shoot and Social Flyer

2024 Spring Landowner Workshop Recording

The 2023 Fall Landowner Workshop was held on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Please click on the video below to view the workshop recording. Thank you to everyone who attended in person and online!  2024 Spring Landowner Workshop Recording 2024 Spring Landowner Workshop...

2024 Suisun Marsh Vegetation Guide Book

2024 Suisun Marsh Vegetation Guidebook The 2024 Suisun Marsh Vegetation Guidebook is intended to help identify some of the more commonly encountered or notable plants of Suisun Marsh. Plants are grouped into four ecotones including aquatic, wetland, transitional, and...

Public Notice – SRCD Board Vacancy Posted Feb 16, 2024

This Notice is to inform the public that a vacancy has occurred on the Board of Directors for the Suisun Resource Conservation District due to a Director's resignation. Applications are now being accepted and should be submitted to the Suisun Resource Conservation...

2024 PAI Cost Share Program Application Now Open

The Suisun Resource Conservation District (SRCD) is pleased to announce the release of the 2024 Suisun Marsh Preservation Agreement (SMPA) Preservation Agreement Implementation (PAI) Fund Cost Share Grant Programs. The PAI Program provides grant funding for activities...

Terry Connolly Celebration of Life

Terry Connolly, a Member of the Suisun Resource Conservation District Board of Directors, passed away on December 15, 2023 in Vallejo after a brief illness. He served as a SRCD Director for 21 years starting in December 2002, he was the chair of the Finance Committee,...

Notice To Public Bidders Due February 15th

ANNOUNCEMENT OF PRE-QUALIFICATION PROCEDURES AND OPEN DATES FOR ANNUAL PRE-QUALIFICATION Notice is given that the Suisun Resource Conservation District (SRCD) has determined that all bidders on public works to be undertaken by SRCD must be pre-qualified prior to...

Public Notice – SRCD Board Vacancy Posted Jan 16, 2024

This Notice is to inform the public that a vacancy has occurred on the Board of Directors for the Suisun Resource Conservation District due to a Director's resignation. Applications are now being accepted and should be submitted to the Suisun Resource Conservation...

Wildlife Biologist Analyst Job Posting

Suisun Resource Conservation District is Hiring!Wildlife Biologist Analyst (2-year position that is extendable depending on funding), full- time, $24.91/h ($51,995/yr) with full health and retirement benefits.   Wildlife Biologist Analyst Full Job Description...

2023 Suisun Marsh Fall Landowner Workshop

The 2023 Fall Landowner Workshop was held on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. Please click on the videos below to view the workshop recording and a special Wetland Water Pumping Efficiency Demonstration provided by Mr. Bill Green, the Advanced Pumping and Efficiency...

Public Notice – SRCD Board Vacancy Posted May 3, 2023

This Notice is to inform the public that a vacancy has occurred on the Board of Directors for the Suisun Resource Conservation District due to a Director's retirement. Applications are now being accepted and should be submitted to the Suisun Resource Conservation...

2023 PAI Cost Share Program Applications Now Open

The Suisun Resource Conservation District (SRCD) is pleased to announce the release of the 2023 Suisun Marsh Preservation Agreement (SMPA) Preservation Agreement Implementation (PAI) Fund Cost Share Grant Programs. The PAI Program provides grant funding for activities...

Marsh Vulnerability in the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary

USGS WERC’s Dr. Karen Thorne, her team of reseachers, and her partners are currently taking a local site network approach to describe current and future conditions and projected responses of coastal ecosystems to sea-level rise and other stressors. The Coastal...

2022 Fall Landowner Workshop

The 2022 Fall Landowner Workshop was held on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Please click on the link below to view the workshop recording.  Zoom Recording2022 Fall Landowner Workshop Flyer2022 Fall Landowner Workshop Agenda

Fun Shoot July 29th

Join SRCD at the the SCF fundraiser at Birds Landing Hunting Preserve and Sporting Clays 2099 Collinsville Rd, Birds Landing, CA 94512   2022 SCF 18th Annual Shoot Social Flyer

PAI Applications, Final Applications Due June 30th

The Preservation Agreement Implementation (PAI) Fund provides grant funding for activities needed to improve managed wetland facilities, operational efficiency and water management capabilities. Instructions for each cost-share program specify which types of habitat...

Recording of April 20th Spring Landowner Workshop

The SRCD Spring Landowner workshop, focused on management and permitting will be help April 20th at F.P. Smith Parts and Equipment Warehouse. Topics will include invasive plant management, updates on current research, and information on maintenance permitting. Zoom...

Delta Smelt Closure Ends May 31

 Delta Smelt Gate Diversion Restrictions The Suisun Resource Conservation District will continue gate monitoring for the Spring Run of Delta Smelt starting April 1st through May 31st. SRCD will be checking all intake gates in these designated Delta Smelt areas by boat...

Notice To Public Bidders Due February 15th

ANNOUNCEMENT OF PRE-QUALIFICATION PROCEDURES AND OPEN DATES FOR ANNUAL PRE-QUALIFICATION     Notice is given that the Suisun Resource Conservation District (SRCD) has determined that all bidders on public works to be undertaken by SRCD must be pre-qualified prior to...

New Diversion Reporting Due Dates April 1st

New Legislation Consolidates All Water Use Reporting Periods and Due Dates   Senate Bill 155 was passed by the California Legislature on September 9, 2021 and signed into law by Governor Newsom on September 23rd.  As a budget trailer bill, the new law is...

Individual Management Plan Updates and Public Hearing April 14th

Individual Management Plan Updates When the Suisun Marsh plan was certified in 1977, it required an individual management plan for each private duck club. The original plans used a simplistic cookbook style management which we hope to change to a more adaptive and...

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.

World Wetlands Day — February 2, 2021

February 2nd each year is World Wetlands Day to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. This day also marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the...

Announcement of Pre-Qualification Procedures for Public Works

Notice is given that all bidders on public works to be undertaken by SRCD must be pre-qualified prior to submitting bids for public works. It is mandatory that all Licensed Contractors who intend to submit bids fully complete the pre-qualification questionnaire,...

Actual Work Reporting is Due November 15th

If you filed a USACE Wetlands Maintenance Application, a Request for Maintenance Amendment, or an Authorization Request for Urgent or Unforeseen Maintenance for the 2020 work season then you must return a copy of that application with the Actual Lineal...

How Fish Interact with Wetland Topography

Check out this podcast from Dave Ayers at University of California Davis. Dave is working with SRCD to study the Tule Red Restoration Project as a Delta Science Fellow. Maven's Notebook & Estuary News Service · SCIENCE IN SHORT: How fish interact with wetland...

SRCD ZOOM Landowner Workshop

2020 SRCD Fall Landowner Workshop Recording   5.30 Klamath Basin Waterfowl Challenges - John Vradenberg, Klamath NWRs 24.40 Management Challenges in the Grasslands - Bob Nardi, Landowner 41.45 Duck Movements and Sanctuaries - Fiona McDuie, SJSU 59.20...

2020 Mosquito Abatement Waivers

Fall Flood-Up Program The Fall Flood-Up Program is a joint facilitated program between the Solano County Mosquito Abatement District (SCMAD) and SRCD. The goal is to reduce production of mosquitoes during the flood up of the managed wetlands. Information...

SRCD Virtual Landowner Meeting Held September 16th

The 2020 Suisun Marsh Landowner workshop is going virtual! The Covid pandemic has forced us to adapt operations in many ways, but SRCD is committed to continuing to provide landowner outreach and assistance through the Suisun Marsh Landowner Workshop. To avoid large...

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,...

Suisun RCD 2019 Annual Plan

The Suisun Resource Conservation District Annual Report describes the objectives and accomplishments from the 2019 year. See the details below:   SRCD 2019 Annual Report

Notice to Bidders on Public Works 2020

Notice is given that the Suisun Resource Conservation District (SRCD) has determined that all bidders on public works to be undertaken by SRCD must be pre-qualified prior to submitting bids. It is mandatory for all Licensed Contractors who intend to submit bids fully...

Goats in Hill Slough

Goats in Hill Slough

The 850-acre Hill Slough Habitat Restoration Project on the Hill Slough Wildlife Area is finally underway! In Spring 2019, several hundred goats were hard at work eating vegetation on either side of Grizzly Island Road where road construction will begin next month....

Reminder! 2018 Diversion Reporting is now Available

Remember to fill out the diversion reporting for the 2018 year.  The due date this year is June 28th. To ensure that you file on time, check the reporting deadline on the letter that was mailed by the California Water Board. To do your diversion reporting go...

2019 Preservation Agreement Cost Share Information

Preservation Agreement Applications for 2019 projects are now Available. The Preservation Agreement Implementation (PAI) Fund provides grant funding for activities needed to improve managed wetland facilities, operational efficiency and water management...

2019 Preservation Agreement Cost Share Information

Preservation Agreement Applications for 2019 projects are now Available. The Preservation Agreement Implementation (PAI) Fund provides grant funding for activities needed to improve managed wetland facilities, operational efficiency and water management...

Water Rights and Diversion Reporting Seminar (January 18th)

RMS Waterboard's Diversion Reporting Seminar January 18th   Water Rights Measurement Regulations (SB88) Reporting Workshop: Sacramento* Date: Friday, January 18, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Location: 1001 I Street, Klamath Room, Sacramento, CA 95814...

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

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.”

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

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.

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

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....

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