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: 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...

BLOG ROUND-UP: Water supply reliability out, endangered species killing incentives in with new Delta pumping rules; Conflicts of interest environmentalists have in their decision making; Sea level rise and the Delta; Futures for Delta smelt; and more …

California Quail by Todd Petit In blog commentary this week: Water supply reliability out, endangered species killing incentives in with new Delta pumping rules; Conflicts of interest environmentalists have i... Read More...

BLOG ROUND-UP: Draining the last great aquifer: a group project; Toward a more resilient Delta for all; Frozen II: a water engineering and policy analysis; Hook, line & sinker!; Jobs per drop irrigating California crops; Freshwater ecosystem budgets; and more …

Cadillac Ranch in Soucy, Texas; Photo by Thomas Hawk In blog commentary this week: Draining the last great aquifer: a group project; Frozen II: a water engineering and policy analysis; Hook, line & sinker... Read More...

BLOG ROUND-UP: Some facts not reported about the Westlands Contract; NRDC’s 100th suit against the Trump Administration; California water policy challenges in 2020; Litigation to settle our Colorado River disagreements is a terrible idea; and more …

Fog City, photo by David Yu In blog commentary this week:  Some facts not reported about the Westlands Contract; NRDC’s 100th suit against the Trump Administration seeks to protect California salmon and endan... Read More...

BLOG ROUND-UP: Recognizing the Delta’s place in the greater watershed and beyond; One small step for the Fish and Game Commission, one large step for Delta management; Delta tunnel contract negotiations: water grab?; Huge Westlands water contract: It looks like they just followed the law; and more …

Sunset on the beach on the Central Coast. Photo by Moonjazz. In blog commentary this week: Recognizing the Delta’s place in the greater watershed and beyond; One small step for the Fish and Game Commission, o... Read More...

BLOG ROUND-UP: Trump’s Bay-Delta biops are a plan for extinction; Some more water management truisms; Settlements constrain efforts to enlarge Shasta Dam; Providing ‘overdraft’ protection for groundwater in the Pajaro Valley; Building climate resilience through insurance; and more …

Outside of Bishop. Photo by RS2Photography. October 16, 2019. In blogs this week: Trump’s Bay-Delta biops are a plan for extinction; Some more water management truisms; Settlements constrain efforts to enlarg... Read More...