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Priorities for California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Sarah Bardeen, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Nov 16, 2022 ... “Dos Rios Ranch Preserve is California's largest floodplain restoration project ever. . . . Thousands of acres of reconnected floodplains ...

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Beavers: The Unlikely Climate Hero

By Sarah Bardeen

Oct 24, 2022 ... We now know that you need to give rivers space and maintain their connections to floodplains and meadows. Wet meadows act as carbon sinks ...


Storing Water for the Environment

By Sarah Null, Jeffrey Mount, Brian Gray, Kristen Dybala ...

California's freshwater ecosystems—its lakes, rivers, floodplains, meadows, ... The construction of dams supported the conversion of floodplain wetlands to ...


Improving California’s Water Market

By Andrew Ayres, Ellen Hanak, Brian Gray, Gokce Sencan ...

Water trading and banking will prove important tools to help California bring its groundwater basins into balance under the Sustainable Groundwater ...


Advancing Ecosystem Restoration with Smarter Permitting

By Letitia Grenier, Stephanie Panlasigui, Crissy Pickett, Gokce Sencan

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) intended to restore 1,600 acres to freshwater tidal marsh and floodplain as part of the Department of Water Resources' (DWR) ...

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Why Is the Delta Starving?

By Sarah Bardeen

Aug 9, 2021 ... ... has specific targets to restore over 30,000 acres of tidal marsh; they have other targets for non-tidal marsh and floodplain habitat.