"Like a human fingerprint, California's Sacramento Valley is truly unique. On the leading edge of ecological and economical sustainability, it's also an exceptional place to live, work and raise a family. The Sacramento Valley joins together a world-renowned mosaic of natural abundance: productive farmlands, wildlife refuges and managed wetlands, cities and rural communities, and meandering rivers that support and feed fisheries and natural habitats. Through efficient management of the region's water resources, the Sacramento Valley will continue to provide what's essential to California's future success and prosperity. Nourishment and sustenance from the fields, habitats for fish and wildlife, recreation and a special quality of life - the Sacramento Valley is home to all of this, and more."
Blogs from the ValleySacramento River – My Point of View
The Sacramento River is a tremendous resource for a large portion on Northern California, but I would like to reduce this overall perspective down to a very personal point of view. When I was young, not even a teenager, my Dad would take me fishing on the river right in the middle of town! I didn’t think much of it at the time, fishing was fishing. But as I look back, it was a big deal and still is. There is world class fishing in the center of Redding and people travel from far off places just to enjoy this spectacular river. This is just one short stretch along the river that meanders nearly from Mt. Shasta to the Golden Gate Bridge and provides the vitality for a whole region of California. These recreational opportunities along the Sacramento River are …Visit the Blogs »
David Guy's Blog
This blog explores the intersection between water, food and the environment — with a focus on the increasing challenges facing California and our efforts to manage and preserve our natural resources for present and future generations.More »
Accounting for every drop.
Water management in the Sacramento Valley
What's at Stake?
The importance of protecting water resources in the Sacramento Valley.
Insights into Salmon Restorations in the Sacramento Valley Download »
Retrospective Analysis of Changed Central Valley Project & State Water Project Conditions Due to Changes in Delta RegulationsDownload »