The California PCJV includes Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Trinity, and Siskiyou Counties
News for California Partners May, 2013
Posted May 1st, 2013
Local Coastal Program Sea Level Rise Adaptation Grant Program. Deadline: July 15
The Ocean Protection Council, California Coastal Commission and State Coastal Conservancy announce the availability of grants to encourage local governments and other entities responsible for planning under the California Coastal Act to develop and adopt updated plans that conserve and protect coastal resources from future impacts from sea-level rise and related climate change impacts such as extreme weather events.
North Coast Marine Protected Areas Baseline Program RFP. Deadline: August 14. Bidders’ conference: May 9
Purposes of the Baseline Program: 1. baseline characterization, and 2. assessment of initial socioeconomic and ecological changes.
Hydrology for the World of Work. August 11-12, Oakland. Early registration deadline: June 29
Presented by the Northwest Environmental Training Center. Attendees will take part in practical analyses and field exercises, focusing on surface water and ground water subjects found in everyday work assignments, particularly interdisciplinary studies of ecology.
California Invasive Plant Inventory—interactive database now updated
The Inventory categorizes plants as High, Moderate, or Limited, reflecting the level of each species' negative ecological impact in California. Includes options to search for species by region and by habitat type. The database provides a better view of information on each species and allows users to download the entire Inventory as a spreadsheet.
Rose Foundation announces Spring 2013 Grassroots Fund grant awards
Awards include $5,000 for Friends of Del Norte Conservation Council for permanent protection for the wildlands and wetlands of the Lake Earl Lagoon region, the largest coastal lagoon in the western US and an important wildlife refuge on the Pacific Flyway.
Seabird colony and foraging studies underway
The studies include “Baseline Characterization of Newly Established Marine Protected Areas within North Central Coast Study Region."
New brochure on stopping the spread of Sudden Oak Death
For more news and resources applicable to all PCJV partners, visit the PCJV home page
California PCJV Coordinator
Department of Wildlife
Humboldt State University
1 Harpst St.,
Arcata, CA 95521
Next California partner meeting:
03/12/2013 Meeting Minutes
Meeting presentation: Assessing Bird Data: Quality and Quantity