News and Publications



The Central Valley Flood Protection Act & Implementation Guidelines

“Central Valley Flood Protection: Implementing SB 5”

  • PowerPoint describing the requirements of the Central Valley Flood Protection Act, produced by the California Department of Water Resources View PDF

The Benefits of Restoring Floodplain Access

  • Yolo Bypass and the Fremont Weir” Video by American Rivers.
  • “What is Floodplains by Design?” Video by The Nature Conservancy: Watch Video
  • “Why Climate Change Makes Riparian Restoration More Important than Ever: Recommendations for Practice and Research” Scholarly article in “Ecological Restoration” View Website

Projects & Policies that Support the Multi-Benefit Model

  • PowerPoint describing the Central Valley Habitat Exchange: View PDF
  • “From Storage to Retention: Expanding California’s Options for Meeting Its Water Needs” report by California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply: View PDF

Solutions to Challenges Presented by Extreme Weather: Drought & Floods