Pacific Southwest Region
California, Nevada and Klamath Basin

Public Meeting Scheduled on Central Valley Project Improvement Act

Nov 13, 2012

For Immediate Release
November 13, 2012

Contacts: 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:  Scott Flaherty, 916-978-6156, scott_flaherty@fws.gov
Bureau of Reclamation: Lynnette Wirth, 916-978-5100, lwirth@ usbr.gov

 

Public Meeting Scheduled on Central Valley Project Improvement Act
Annual Work Plans for Fiscal Year 2013

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) will hold a public meeting to present the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) Annual Work Plans for Fiscal Year 2013.

The meeting will be held on December 6, 2012, at the Red Lion Hotel Woodlake Conference Center, 500 Leisure Lane, Sacramento, California, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

At the meeting, presentations will be made on the following:

• Introductions and Opening Remarks: 1:00 – 1:20 p.m.
• CVPIA Fisheries Revisioning: 1:20 – 1:40 p.m.
• Anadromous Fish Screen Program – Section 3406(b)(21): 1:40 – 2:00 p.m.
• Anadromous Fish Restoration Program – Section 3406(b)(1): 2:00 – 2:40 p.m.
• Clear Creek Restoration Program – Section 3406(b)(12): 2:40 – 3:00 p.m.
• Comprehensive Assessment and Monitoring – Section 3406(b)(13): 3:00 – 3:20 p.m.
• Refuge Water Supply, Conveyance, and Construction Program: 3:20 – 4:00 p.m.
Sections 3406(b)(3), (d)(1, 2, & 5), and (g)


The CVPIA Annual Work Plans for FY 2013 will be available in hard copy at the meeting and online after December 13, 2012, at:  http://www.usbr.gov/mp/cvpia/docs_reports/index.html. Under the heading, “Draft CVPIA Annual Work Plans,”  click on “FY 2013”.

For additional information please contact Dr. Cesar Blanco, CVPIA Implementation Division, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at 916-978-6190 or e-mail cesar_blanco@fws.gov, or Mr. Richard Woodley, Division of Resources Management, Bureau of Reclamation at 916-978-5201 or e-mail rwoodley@usbr.gov.

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