Congratulations Watershed Co-Director Jay Lund on being selected among the AGU 2022 Class of Fellows!
The Center for Watershed Sciences is excited to share that a new research project to quantify the relative risk of collapse for fish populations using the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta has been funded by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences has received Prop 1 and other state grants to study the contribution of historic managed wetlands to ecosystem functioning in Suisun Marsh. The study will focus on plankton production and fish responses within managed ponds and adjacent sloughs under different management schemes, in an effort to 1) demonstrate the importance of historic working landscapes to marsh habitat; and 2) provide clear management guidance to optimize aquatic food production for both fishes and waterfowl. Read more about the proposed project!
The US is set to pass the biggest wildlife bill since the Endangered Species Act. Media outlet "Vox" chatted with CWS Co-Director, Andrew Rypel, about the significance of passing RAWA. Read article and related California WaterBlog commentary: A conservation bill you've never heard of may be the most important in a generation.