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Smelt Restoration

Oct 09, 2018

Water leaders provide promising s for Delta smelt restoration project:  “The second year of a program to improve conditions for the endangered Delta smelt shows promise in creating a bloom in the plankton that nourish the imperiled fish.  State and federal water leaders were joined Monday by Sacramento Valley farmers and water providers along the banks of the Yolo Bypass to hail the importance of the Delta Smelt Resiliency Strategy — a multipronged effort around restoring wetland habitat across the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to bolster the smelt population.  The strategy will re-activate the floodplain in the Sacramento Valley for the benefit of fish and wildlife, farms, cities and rural communities, according to speakers meeting at Conaway Ranch east of Woodland. ... ”  Read more from the Daily Democrat here:  Water leaders provide promising s for Delta smelt restoration project