Conservancy Board of Directors amends land dedication policy

The Conservancy’s Board of Directors recently amended the organization’s “Land Dedication Checklist” to account for changes in the Sacramento International Airport’s policies regarding land use in proximity to the airport. The Land Dedication Ch… Continue Reading Conservancy Board of Directors amends land dedication policy

Seasons of the Natomas Basin Conservancy

Seasons of the Natomas Basin Conservancy

The Conservancy’s Seasons of the Natomas Basin Conservancy booklet contains 26 photos by Gerry Tsuruda, noted landscape and nature photographer. The photo booklet and note cards that showcase the rich photography of the Conservancy preserves is availab… Continue Reading Seasons of the Natomas Basin Conservancy

2012 Implementation Annual Report

Each year, the Conservancy must file an Implementation Annual Report with the state and federal Wildlife Agencies as well as to all “parties” to the Natomas Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (NBHCP). The Metro Air Park Habitat Conservation Plan is also i… Continue Reading 2012 Implementation Annual Report

Conservancy’s Annual Audit for year-ended December 31, 2012

With another “clean opinion” from its auditors, the Conservancy’s Board of Directors moved to accept the audited financial statements for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2012. The Conservancy’s auditor for the 2012 audit report was Gilber… Continue Reading Conservancy’s Annual Audit for year-ended December 31, 2012

NBHCP Fee History 2006-2013

2013 NBHCP fee established

With the required updating of the NBHCP Finance Model, Conservancy Board members made their annual HCP fee recommendation to the City Council of the City of Sacramento. This time as in recent years, the HCP fee recommendation to the City Council was fo… Continue Reading 2013 NBHCP fee established

Year-end 2012 LANDSAT image

Year-end 2012 LANDSAT image of Natomas posted

Each year, the Conservancy uses a photographic image of the entire 54,000-acre Natomas Basin. The image is usually drawn from year-end satellite images provided by the LANDSAT. This satellite is a leading tool in providing imagery of the Earth’s surfac… Continue Reading Year-end 2012 LANDSAT image of Natomas posted

Danelle Stylos

Danelle Stylos appointed to Conservancy Board of Directors

(January 10, 2012)  Sutter County Community Services Director Danelle Stylos has been appointed by the Sutter County Board of Supervisors to fill the seat on the Conservancy’s Board that was recently vacated by Paul Junker. With this appointment, the C… Continue Reading Danelle Stylos appointed to Conservancy Board of Directors

New Conservancy staff

The Conservancy recently placed its first field operations staff person into service. Hired to serve as “eyes and ears” on the Conservancy’s preserves is Jeremy Lor, Field Services Assistant. “Since its inception, the Conservancy has kept its staff cou… Continue Reading New Conservancy staff

BKS phase 2 Channel clearing completed in record time

Keeping the Conservancy’s managed marsh complexes fully functional is a requirement of the 2003 NBHCP. As the Conservancy’s marsh and wetland areas fill in over time from eutrophication, particulate deposition, fossorial animal diggings, etc., they eve… Continue Reading BKS phase 2 Channel clearing completed in record time

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