Napa Sonoma Marsh Restoration Group November 28, 2018 Meeting Materials

Napa-Sonoma Marshes Restoration Group 

Meeting Agenda

November 28, 2018 9:30am – 1:00pm

USGS San Francisco Bay Estuary Field Station Azuar Dr., Building 505, Vallejo, CA 94592

 

Welcome and Introductions 9:30-9:40

Karen Taylor, CA Department Fish and Wildlife

 

NRSM & Napa Plant Site Restoration Projects Summary  9:40 9:55 (15 min)

Karen Taylor, CA Department Fish and Wildlife

 

2018 Ca Least Tern & Western Snowy Plover Briefing  9:55 10:05  (10 min)

Karen Taylor, CA Department Fish and Wildlife

 

Sears Point Update 10:05 – 10:25  (20 min)

Julian Meisler, Sonoma Land Trust

 

Mixing Chamber Update  10:25 10:45  (20 min)

Karen Taylor, CA Department Fish and Wildlife

 

Diving duck response to restoration of north bay salt ponds: managed vs. breached 10:45 – 11:05  (20 min)

Tanya Graham, USGS  

 

USFWS New Hunting Opportunities in North Bay  11:05 11:15  (10 min)

Melisa Amato, US Fish and Wildlife Service

 

Cullinan Ranch-East & Dredge Material Import Update  11:15 11:35  (15 min)

Natalie Washburn, Ducks Unlimited

 

Break  11:35 – 11:55 (20 min)

 

Highway 37- Baylands Group Update 12:00 – 12:20  (20 min)

Jessica Davenport, State Coastal Conservancy

 

Skaggs Update  11:55 – 12:10  (15 min)

Steve Carroll, Ducks Unlimited

 

Evaluation of early post-restoration high- and low-tide waterbird abundance at Cullinan Ranch  12:10 – 12:25  (20 min)

Susan De La Cruz, USGS

 

South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Update 12:25 12:40  (15 min)

Laura Cholodenko, State Coastal Conservancy

 

Q&A Discussion  12:45 – 1:00  (15 min)

 

Adjourn  1:00

 

Directions:  See Next Page

Caution:  If you enter 505 Azuar Drive into your GPS, you will be directed to the wrong location.

From Hwy 101 in Marin

Take Hwy 37 heading East. Take Exit 17 onto Mare Island; this will put you on Walnut Avenue. From Walnut Avenue veer right onto J Street, then turn left onto Azuar Drive.  Take the first driveway on the right.  The meeting will be in the second portable building on the left at the end of the driveway.

From Hwy 80 in Solano

Take Exit 31B in Vallejo and head east on Tennessee Ave. Follow Tennessee street across the Mare Island Causeway until you come to the T-intersection with Azuar Drive.  Turn right onto Azuar Drive, and then take the first driveway on the left.  The meeting will be in the second portable building on the left at the end of the driveway.

 

 

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