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Assessing Opportunities to Drive Better Outcomes for Water and Sustainable Agriculture

Last year, we introduced you to Mikayla Tran, our 2021-22 GrizzlyCorps Fellow. We’re celebrating the culmination of her time with Sustainable Conservation, a white paper focusing on two comprehensive California water policies and where they can, and should, intersect. Mikayla studied the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) and the Central Valley Salinity Alternatives for Long-Term […]

Introducing Mikayla Tran

We’re excited to introduce a new Grizzly Corps member to our team this month: Mikayla Tran! Mikayla Tran (she/her) is excited to be serving with Sustainable Conservation in Modesto, California during the 2021-2022 GrizzlyCorps term. As a fellow, she will assess opportunities for SGMA and CV-SALTS to drive better outcomes in water and sustainable agriculture. […]

Introducing Sarah Castle & Charles Delgado

We’re excited to introduce two new team members this month: Senior Analyst Sarah Castle and Policy Director Charles Delgado! Sarah Castle joins us as our new Senior Analyst with more than 10 years of experience as a soil scientist working to understand land use and climate change impacts on soils. Under the general guidance of […]

Spotlighting 5 Years of Critical California Restoration

Photo: K. King/FWS California faces many challenges this year. Climate change has spurred the worst wildfires our Golden State has ever seen. Over a million acres of wildlife habitat have burned in 2020 alone, and our “fire season” stretches on. Thanks to the hard work of our firefighters and community members, California’s resilience capacity is […]

Newsom Administration Makes Sustainable Water Management a Top Priority

The Newsom Administration’s draft Water Resilience Portfolio was released in January, and a wide variety of stakeholders submitted comments based on the Portfolio’s importance to our collective water future. From clean to affordable to enough water for all Californians, the Administration has made sustainable water management a top priority. Sustainable Conservation couldn’t be more pleased […]

Governor Signs Drinking Water Legislation Into Law

In case you haven’t been following along with our previous policy breakdowns, California advocates and legislators have been hard at work on a drinking water solution for the over 1 million Californians who don’t have reliable access to clean water in their communities. This includes communities with wells that went dry during our last drought […]