Tag Archives: Water for the Future

A Watershed Moment with DWR’s Kamyar Guivetchi and Ajay Goyal

Our partnership with the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is the bedrock for expanding our climate-modeling scenarios and tools to four additional watersheds in the San Joaquin Valley (SJV.) We sat down with Kamyar Guivetchi, Manager of the Division of Planning, and Ajay Goyal, Manager of the Statewide Infrastructure Investigations Branch, to talk about…

A Watershed Moment: Scaling Integrated Water Management

We dove deep into flood risk, floodplain potential, and environmental possibilities with our Water for the Future Program Director Aysha Massell. Now, we’re talking to our entire water team about why our DWR-backed watershed expansion is a watershed moment for Sustainable Conservation, and for California. We chatted about why scale matters when managing water, what…

Publications Round-Up: PPIC Policy Brief and EDF Land Repurposing Guide

We’re taking a moment this month to spotlight two fantastic publications from partner organizations that arm us with critical strategies, data, and visions for a more sustainable water future in California. Tracking Where Water Goes in a Changing Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta The Public Policy Institute of California’s Tracking Where Water Goes in a Changing Sacramento-San…

A Watershed Approach to Fire, Floods, and Drought

Missed the latest webinar in our Climate Resilience from the Ground Up series? We’ve got you covered with a recap of the event, and you can watch the full recording now! As always, many thanks to our generous webinar series sponsors: ESA, Holland & Knight, Iron Horse Vineyards, and Spottswoode Estate Vineyard and Winery. Sustainable…

Americorps Appreciation Week: Celebrating Mikayla Tran

This week, we’re celebrating our GrizzlyCorps fellow Mikayla Tran for her great contributions to our water team at Sustainable Conservation. Mikayla joined us to help understand the confluence of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) and Central Valley Salinity Alternatives for Long-Term Sustainability (CV-SALTS) to drive better outcomes in water and sustainable agriculture. Meet Mikayla…

Almond Board of California Releases New Guidance for Groundwater Recharge

As California braces for drier times ahead, we’re making our own silver lining: planning and siting groundwater recharge. The more resources and knowledge we share with each other – be it on-the-ground experience with flooding fields or detailed research into how much water a particular crop can handle – the more flexible and impactful the…

Collective Momentum: Latest Issue of Thrive California

Despite 2021’s many curveballs, we’ve shared a year of hard-won progress toward thriving California communities, farms, and wildlife. From the water pumped up from our aquifers that sustains us during droughts to the families who grow the food we eat, and the habitat that nourishes our plant and animal neighbors – our health depends on so much…