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"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 Valley

The California Water Bond: Working for Waterfowl and You

This November, California voters will head to the polls tasked with deciding their state’s water future. Proposition 1 โ€“ the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014โ€“-is a $7.5 billion general obligation bond measure placed on the ballot with a near-unanimous, bipartisan vote by the legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown that, if approved, will fund investments in water projects and programs as part of a statewide, comprehensive water plan for California.

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This blog explores the intersection between water, food and the environment โ€” with a focus on the increasing challenges facing California and our efforts to manage and preserve our natural resources for present and future generations.

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