A meeting of the Delta ISB

Notice of August 11-12

Delta Independent Science Board Meeting

On August 11, the Delta ISB will meet at 9:00 AM to discuss its reviews and activities, including its review of the draft Environmental Impact Report for the Delta Conveyance Project. These discussions will help inform the Board’s work plan over the next year. In addition, Delta Stewardship Council staff will provide an overview of the Council’s adopted Ecosystem Amendment, consisting of revisions to Delta Plan Chapter 4 (Protect, Restore, and Enhance the Delta Ecosystem).

On August 12, the meeting will resume at 9:00 AM with a tour of the (1) State Water Project’s Harvey O. Banks Pumping Plant and John E. Skinner Delta Fish Protective Facility, (2) the UC Davis Fish Conservation and Culture Laboratory, and (3) the Central Valley Project’s Tracy Fish Collection Facility. A draft agenda for the tour was released and reservations opened prior to the release of the meeting notice on June 28. The tour is at capacity at these facilities, but the public can still attend without a reservation during agenda items 1 to 2 (Welcome and Declarations and Public Comments) and agenda items 13 to 14 (Discussion of Delta Tour).

Staff members at an ISB meeting

The Delta ISB meets monthly. Members of the public may observe the meeting on August 11 at 715 P Street or participate virtually through Cal-Span or Zoom (with registration). More information is available in the notice linked above.

Delta ISB members on a field trip.

The Delta ISB is a board of 10 nationally and internationally prominent scientists with expertise to evaluate the broad range of scientific programs that support adaptive management of the Delta.

Delta ISB member shadows.

The Delta ISB advises the Delta Stewardship Council and provides oversight of the scientific research, monitoring, and assessment programs in the Delta through periodic reviews.

Delta Independent Science Board

715 P Street, 15-300

Sacramento, CA 95814



Business Hours:

8:00 AM-

5:00 PM


(916) 445-5511

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