California Water Plan eNews – 6/28/17

This week’s California Water Plan eNews includes:

  • Save the dates for two Update 2018 workshops in July
  • Applications being accepted for forest health project grants
  • Lessons learned on California tree mortality to be shared at symposium
  • Panel discussion will focus on increasing the Bay Area’s drought resilience
  • Study finds value in adding storage capacity to California’s water system
  • Two water efficiency groups in negotiations to formalize a working relationship

California Water Plan eNews – 6/21/17

This week’s California Water Plan eNews includes:

  • Update 2018 workshop to cover performance assessments and sustainability indicators
  • Grant applications being accepted for water desalination projects
  • Governor’s office releases language revisions for water conservation legislation
  • Calling on utility managers and staff to take part in water technology survey
  • Delta Plan amendment, levee strategy on agenda for tomorrow
  • A look at the erosion hazards brought on by coastal storms
  • Annual speaker series will include environmental justice and integrated planning

Sierra Nevada Conservancy Prop 1 Grant Opportunity

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals through its Proposition 1 Grant Program to support forest health projects that result in multiple watershed benefits. Please read SNC’s Grant Guidelines for a complete description of Grant Program requirements.

All applicants must submit a Pre-Application through SNC’s online portal between now and September 1, 2017.

SNC strongly encourages applicants to meet with their Area Representative to discuss projects prior to preparing their Pre-Application. For general questions regarding the Grant Program, please contact us at or (530) 823-4689. Please visit for further information.


CALFIRE Grant Opportunity – due



Provided by Elissa Brown, Fund Development Coordinator

(559) 877-2432>
The State Responsibility Area Fire Prevention Fund (SRAFPF) and Tree Mortality (TM) Grant Program has $15.75 million available for projects that focus on supporting local efforts to remove dead and dying trees that pose a threat to public health and safety and for projects that reduce the wildfire threat to habitable structures within State Responsibility Areas (SRA). CAL FIRE will be hosting 11 State Responsibility Area Fire Prevention Fee Grant Workshops statewide. All workshops are free of charge. The purpose of the workshops is to provide information about the grant process, invoicing, CEQA and other aspects of the SRA Fire prevention fee grants. All current recipients of the SRA Fire Prevention Fee grants, organizations who have applied in the past, and organizations looking to apply in the future are welcome to attend.

California Water Plan eNews – 6/14/17

This week’s California Water Plan eNews includes:

  • Join this morning’s Update 2018 workshop and webinar
  • Webinar for drought contingency planning set for next week
  • The toll water challenges take on the nation’s disadvantaged communities
  • California-Australia webinar will look at irrigation technologies
  • CWC to get updates on investment program and State Water Project
  • CAL FIRE workshops offer information on grants for removing dead trees
  • Department of Fish and Wildlife to provide overview of new strategies program