Davin Norene was elected Board Chair of the Board of Directors of the Conservancy at its recent Annual Meeting of the Corporation.
Sacramento attorney Nick Avdis was awarded the Conservancy’s “Big Hat” Award.
In continuing efforts to expand public knowledge about the Conservancy and its work, Conservancy staff makes contact with various organizations on a regular basis. Conservancy Executive Director, John Roberts recently appeared before the Board of Direc… Continue Reading Conservancy Outreach
Sacramento Mayor Pro Tem Angelique Ashby, who represents the North Natomas area, was recently interviewed by the press and media while on the scene of a large grass fire in North Natomas. She drew attention to a nearby Natomas Basin Conservancy preserv… Continue Reading Conservancy preserves recognized as potential fire break
A recent publication titled, “Defining population structure and genetic signatures of decline in the giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas): implications for conserving threatened species within highly altered landscapes,” breaks some new ground… Continue Reading Important new research on Giant garter snakes
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… Continue Reading 2014 Implementation Annual Report
The California Rice Commission interviewed the Conservancy’s John Roberts regarding rice production in the Sacramento Valley and the health of various NBHCP-covered aquatic species, including the Giant garter snake. In the interview, Roberts notes that… Continue Reading Rice Commission interview: rice and NBHCP-covered aquatic species
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, 2014. The Conservancy’s auditor for the 2014 audit report was Gilber… Continue Reading Conservancy’s Annual Audit for year-ended December 31, 2014
In order to keep the lines of communication open between the Conservancy and its tenant farmers, the Conservancy recently completed its 2015 meeting with growers. The key topics for the meeting included compliance with water quality regulations, update… Continue Reading 2015 Grower Meeting
Dan Silva was elected Board Chair of the Board of Directors of the Conservancy at its recent Annual Meeting of the Corporation. Silva has been on the Conservancy’s Board since 2010. He is a former Sutter County Supervisor, a principal organizer of the… Continue Reading Dan Silva was elected as the new TNBC Board Chair