Blog Round-Up

The Blog Round-up is a weekly journey through the wild and varied tapestry of blog commentary, incorporating the good, the bad, the ugly, and sometimes just plain bizarre viewpoints existing on the internet.

BLOG ROUND-UP: The Trump plan to decimate California’s salmon; No Miracle March for Delta fish; Is California’s dry 2020 water year a drought? Prepare anyway; Delta Stewardship Council’s Draft Public Participation Plan has no provisions for coronavirus crisis; and more …

The Trump plan to decimate California's salmon:  Kate Poole writes, "These are challenging times for California as we face the current public health and economic crisis. As we fight this pandemic in global soli... Read More...

BLOG ROUND-UP: New science or just spin: science charade in the Delta; NRDC’s response to the Climate Resilient Water Portfolio; Delta Defenders calls for pause in Delta tunnel stakeholder engagement process; Scientists must learn how to interact with Indigenous people; and more …

New science or just spin: science charade in the Delta: Karrigan Bork, Andrew L. Rypel, and Peter Moyle write, "Science-based decision making is key to improved conservation management and a legal mandate in th... Read More...

BLOG ROUND-UP: 5 Questions about the new proposed Delta Voluntary Agreement; The Trump-Newsom, Newsom-Trump Water Plan for the Delta; The first law of holes is: stop digging; The disappearance of the CALFED environmental water budget; and more …

5 Questions about the new proposed Delta Voluntary Agreement:  Doug Obegi writes, "While the State’s newest proposal for voluntary agreements in the Bay-Delta leaves a lot of unanswered questions, the initial a... Read More...

BLOG ROUND-UP: Water Resilience Portfolio: A genuine step forward or just another waste of time?; Kings v. Kern water districts and Boswell v. Resnick and Vidovich; Ringing in 2020: The capacity to care; Ashes to ashes and into trees; Trump’s proposed big changes to CEQ regs may not matter.; and more …

Punta Del Año Nuevo, California. Photo by Jim Maurer. In California water blogs this week: Water Resilience Portfolio: A genuine step forward or just another waste of time?; Kings versus Kern water districts ... Read More...

BLOG ROUND-UP: Rapid changes in the Delta both diminish scientific certainty and increase science’s value; Central Valley salmon hatchery release strategies 2019; Moving forward on Flood-MAR with pilots; To break bread, we need water; Shark water redux; and more …

Photo by Viv Lynch This week in blog commentary: Rapid changes in the Delta both diminish scientific certainty and increase science’s value; A conversation with the Delta Conservancy; Delta Plan performance m... Read More...