The PPIC Blog
Why We Need Working Floodplains February 22 2018 Floodplains are hard-working landscapes when they’re allowed to “act naturally.” An expert interview looks at efforts to get them working again.
Building Community to Support Healthy Forests February 1 2018 An all-hands-on-deck approach is needed to improve the health of California’s headwater forests. Local agencies can help foster cooperative efforts.
Farming Wetlands to Grow Birds January 24 2018 California has lost 95% of its natural wetlands. Managing what’s left is complicated by inadequate water and infrastructure.
A Look Back at the Year in Water Policy January 9 2018 California’s year of extremes demonstrated the impact of our variable climate on water management. The PPIC Water Policy Center responded.
Commentary: California Should Plan as if Drought Has Returned December 21 2017 We’re not yet in drought—but it might be prudent to act as if this is the beginning of the next one.
News and analysis of California policy issues from PPIC