Napa Sonoma Marsh Restoration Group December 7, 2017 Meeting Materials

Napa-Sonoma Marsh Restoration Group Meeting Agenda
December 7, 2017 9:30am – 1:00pm
USGS San Francisco Bay Estuary Field Station
Azuar Dr., Building 505, Vallejo, CA 94592

1. Welcome and Introductions 9:30-9:40
Karen Taylor, CA Department Fish and Wildlife

2. Sears Point Update 9:40 – 10:00 (20 min)
Don Brubaker, San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge

3. Highway 37 Status Update/Highway 37-Baylands Group
10:00 – 10:15 (15 min), Jessica Davenport, CA State Coastal Conservancy

4. Skaggs and Cullinan Update 10:15 – 10:35 (20 min)
Russ Lowgren, Ducks Unlimited

5. Ponds 6-8 Project Summary 10:35 – 10:50 (15 min)
US Army Corps of Engineers [Invited] Note: No presentation

6. Mixing Chamber Update 10:50 – 11:10 (20 min)
Susanne Von Rosenberg, GAIA Consulting, Inc.

7. NRSM and NPS Biennial Report Summary 11:10 – 11:30 (20 min)
Karen Taylor, CA Department Fish and Wildlife

Break 11:30 – 11:45 (15 min)

8. 2017 California Least Tern & Western Snowy Plover Summary
11:45 – 12:00 (15 min), Karen Taylor, CA Department Fish and Wildlife

9. High/Low-tide Waterbird Use of the Cullinan Ranch Area
12:00 – 12:20 (20 min), Susan De La Cruz, USGS

10. Pond 6 – 8 Restoration Project Monitoring Update 12:20 – 12:30 (10 min)
Susan De La Cruz and Tanya Graham, USGS

11. Avian Response to the Restoration of the North Bay Salt Ponds
12:30 – 12:50 (20 min), Tanya Graham, USGS

Q&A Discussion 12:50 – 1:00 (10 min)

Adjourn 1:00


Additional meeting materials:

Artemia (Brine Shrimp) in Pond 7 in Napa Marsh (MOV)

South Bay Salt Ponds Update_Dec2017 (pdf)

Meeting Notes (pdf)

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