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Photo of Delta and Farmland Delta Vision Implementation Report
The Delta Vision Committee has submitted its final implementation plan to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on recommended actions to how the California Delta should be managed to fulfill its co-equal goals of water supply reliability and ecosystem restoration. The implementation plan sets priorities based on the Delta Vision Strategic Plan developed by the Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force.
(1/5/09)
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Photo of Egret flying over the water Delta Vision Committee Final Meeting
The Delta Vision Committee will meet in its final session to finalize its recommendations to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on implementation of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan.
(12/15/08)
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Second Delta Vision Workshop
The Delta Vision Committee seeks public input from Northern Californians in a December 5 workshop on the Delta Vision Strategic Plan and the Committee's recently released discussion document.
(12/1/08)
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Photo of Windmill Cove The Delta Vision Committee Discussion Document Released
The Delta Vision Committee Discussion document has been released. The draft identifies areas of possible recommendations for actions over the next two years.
(11/25/08)
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Delta Vision Workshop
The Delta Vision Committee chaired by Secretary for Resources Mike Chrisman will hold the first of two workshops to solicit public opinion on recommendations to the Governor for implementation of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan. The first workshop will be held Friday, November 21, in Long Beach.
(11/18/08)
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Thumbnail of Delta Vision Strategic Plan Cover Final Delta Vision Strategic Plan
The final Delta Vision Strategic Plan of the Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force has been released and is available for downloading. This plan culminates a 20-month-long process to develop a plan for long-term sustainability of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
(11/03/08)
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Photo of Delta Sunset Delta Vision Task Force Adopts Plan
The Governor’s Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force concluded its work, adopting a Strategic Plan that proposes an integrated approach to the woes of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The plan culminates 20 months of work by the seven-member Task Force that received hundreds of comments from stakeholders and many citizens. The Task Force’s final plan will be released in early November.
(10/17/08)
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Final Task Force Meeting
The Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force will meet for the last time to make final recommendations on its strategic plan to guide the future of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The plan will then be presented to the Delta Vision Committee chaired by Secretary for Resources Mike Chrisman with recommendations to the Governor for the plan's implementation.
(10/14/08)
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Photo of Delta Levee Break New Delta Vision Strategic Plan Draft
The fifth staff draft of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan has been released and will be a topic of discussion at the Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force meeting of October 16-17, 2008. The Strategic Plan is the final product of the Task Force and must be completed by October 31.
(10/11/08)
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Photo of man fishing at sunset New Delta Vision Strategic Plan Draft
The fourth staff draft of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan has been released and will be a topic of discussion at the Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force meeting of September 18-19. The Strategic Plan is the final product of the Task Force and must be finalized by October 31.
(9/12/08)
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Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force to Meet
The Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force will meet September 18-19, to seek public comment on the fourth staff draft of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan. The fourth staff draft will be released prior to the meeting on this website.
(9/8/08)
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Third Staff Draft Strategic Plan
The third staff draft of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan is now available for downloading. The third plan will be discussed by the Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force at its August 21-22 meeting. Public comment can be made to the plan by September 2 for inclusion in the next draft and by September 30 for inclusion in the final draft.
(8/15/08)
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Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force to Meet
The Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force will meet August 21-22, to seek public comment on the third staff draft of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan. The third staff draft will be released prior to the meeting on this website.
(8/11/08)
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Delta Vision Outreach Meetings
The Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force is seeking public comment on its draft Strategic Plan for the Delta in a series of public meetings stretching from Chico to San Diego. The Task Force is on track to finalize the plan in October.
(8/6/08)
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Aerial photo of the Delta

Second Strategic Plan Draft Released
The second staff draft of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan has been released and will be discussed at the July 17-18 meeting of the Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force.
(7/11/08)
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First Strategic Plan Draft On Task Force Agenda
The staff draft of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan will be the highlight of the June 26-27 meeting of the Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force.
(6/20/08)
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Delta Town Hall Meetings
Three town hall meetings will be held June 23-25 in the Delta to discuss numerous efforts that are going on in the estuary and open a dialogue with Delta residents. Ongoing town hall meetings will be planned in the future to maintain an open exchange of information.
(6/11/08)
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Photo of Fisherman and a Delta Sunset

Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force to Meet
The Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force will meet May 28 and 29 to hear recommendations from four workgroups established to assist them: delta ecosystem, water reliability, Delta as place and governance and finance. The Task Force also will issue directions to staff for development of a strategic plan.
(5/16/08)
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Photo of wind surfing on the Delta

Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force to Meet
The Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force meets to discuss the preliminary recommendations for the Strategic Implementation Plan from four stakeholder workgroups. The workgroups are addressing issues on water supply reliability, governance and strategic finance, Delta-as-place and the estuarine ecosystem.
(4/17/08)
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Strategic Plan Participation
The Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force is inviting participation in the development of its Strategic Plan for the Delta. Submissions may be made for governance and strategic finance, reliable water for California and incorporating the principles of reasonable use and public trust. Submissions by May 9, 2008, will be considered for inclusion in the first draft of the Strategic Plan.
(4/3/08)
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Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force
The Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force will meet March 20-21 to continue the task of developing a strategic plan to implement its vision for the California Delta by October 2008. This Task Force meeting will focus on the Delta ecosystem, water, governance and finance.
(3/10/08)
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Photo of Fisherman on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force
The Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force will meet February 28-29 to continue the task of 2008 developing a strategic plan to implement its vision for the California Delta. This Task Force meeting will focus on the Delta as place, the estuarine ecosystem, water and governance and strategic finance.
(2/15/08)
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Photo of River Road in Rio Vista along the Delta

Delta Vision Science Advisors Issue Levee Memo
Delta Vision's science advisors have released a memo debunking some commonly held beliefs about Delta levees; for example, they do not always help to sustain a healthy Delta ecosystem and, in fact, may be the cause of many current ecological problems by cutting off critical exchanges of materials between land and water.
(2/5/08)
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Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force
The Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force meets January 31-February 1 to begin shaping the implementation plan that is due to the Governor by the end of October.
(1/25/08)
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Photo of Fisherman and a Delta Sunset

Final Delta Vision Released
The Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force has released its final report "Our Vision for the California Delta," which offers a vision for sustainable management of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for 30 to 50 years into the future.
(1/17/08)
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Delta Vision Committee to Meet
The Delta Vision Committee chaired by Secretary for Resources Mike Chrisman will meet Tuesday, December 18 to review the final "Our Vision for California's Delta," completed by the Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force.
(12/17/07)
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Photo of Delta-Isleton Bridge Major Policy Reports to Delta Vision Task Force
Two major policy reports dealing with the Delta will be presented to the Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force at the group's November 29-30 meeting. The third and final draft of A Vision for California's Delta and a summary version of the CALFED Science Program's State of Science of the Bay-Delta System will be discussed.
(11/20/07)
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Public Comment Solicited on Second Draft Delta Vision
The second draft of the Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force's report, A Vision for California's Delta, has been issued for public comment and will be discussed at the Task Force meeting October 25-26. Copies may be downloaded and comments submitted via these links.
(10/24/07)
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Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force
The next two-day meeting of the Governor's Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force will begin on October 25 in West Sacramento. The draft Task Force Vision will be a major topic of discussion, as will policy issues dealing with the Delta dn water in general.
(10/15/07)
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Photo of Delta Marsh Blue Ribbon Task Force Discusses draft Delta Vision
The Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force will discuss the first draft of "A Vision for Durable Management of a Sustainable Delta," on September 20 and 21, 2007, in West Sacramento.
(9/19/07)
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Photo of Delta Marsh Delta Vision discussion draft now available
The first discussion draft of "A Vision for Durable Management of a Sustainable Delta" is now available. The Blue Ribbon Task Force, at its August 31 meeting, asked staff to prepare this first draft. This draft will be discussed at the next Task Force meeting on September 20 and 21, 2007, in West Sacramento.
(9/12/07)
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Photo of Govenor at Delta Summit Delta Summit Accord
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein led a bi-partisan summit on the Delta and agreed that state and federal officials must collaborate to preserve its ecosystem and water deliveries to agriculture.
(8/22/07)
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Aerial Photo of Delta CALFED Science Offers Delta Workshops
The CALFED Science Program is convening two workshops to examine key science issues posed by current and alternative means of conveying water across the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
(8/10/07)
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Photo of Delta Delta Vision Context Memo Update
Public comment continues to be received on a series of context memorandums on critical issues supporting policy-making in the Delta. Newest additions to the comments already submitted include such topics as recreation, tourism, local and state economics, sustainability and water, and governance. Context memos help create a common understanding of the Delta's critical issues.
(7/02/07)
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Photo of Delta Marsh DV Ecological Geography Workshop
A summary of the Delta Vision Ecological Geography Workshop is now available. The workshop's panel of scientists discussed and identified elements of the Delta to meet conservation objectives in different regions of the Delta-Suisun ecosystem.
(6/8/07)
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