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Brown Administration Releases Draft Safeguarding California Plan to Ready State for Impacts of a Changing Climate 

State Releases Updated Comprehensive Water Reliability and Ecosystem Restoration Plan 

Secretary Laird Applauds Klamath Basin Agreement 

Natural Resources Agency announces awards for the Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Grant Program 

Draft Statewide Economic Report of Costs, Benefits of Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released 

Natural Resources Agency Seeks Public Input on Safeguarding California from Climate Change 

California completes first-of-its-kind statewide network of marine protected areas in the nation 

Natural Resources Agency Announces $34 Million in Funding for California's River Parkways 

Final Tribal Consultation Policy Adopted 

California Agencies Release Draft Action Plan for Water, Ask for Input and Dialogue 

Secretary Laird Urges Completion of Governor's Water Plan, Water Conservation after Latest Snow Survey 

Preliminary Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released 

California Releases 2012 Bioenergy Action Plan 

Statement by Sec. Laird on Snow Survey and Rainfall Predictions 

Water Supplies Curtailed to Protect Delta Smelt 

North Coast Marine Protected Areas Adopted in Final Coastal Ocean Region 

Governor Brown and Obama Administration Outline Path Forward for Bay Delta Conservation Plan 

Prestigious Independent Study Underscores Need to Address Impacts of Sea Level Rise 

Final California Fish and Wildlife Strategic Vision Released 

Secretary Laird Announces Natural Resources Agency Tribal Consultation Policy 

Climate Change Reports Highlight Impacts and Challenges for California 

Investigation and Audit of State Parks and Recreation Department Launched in Response to Budget Irregularities and Fiscal Mismanagement 

Secretary of Natural Resources' Statement on the Passing of Peter Douglas 

Video - Bay Delta Conservation Plan Science Media Briefing 

Secretary Laird Reasserts Strong Opposition to Flawed Federal Water Legislation 

Governor Brown and Secretary Salazar Reaffirm Commitment to Bay Delta Conservation Plan 

Secretary Laird Praises Independent Science Review of Bay Delta Plan 

Draft Interim Fish and Wildlife Strategic Vision Released  (11/22/2011)

Schedule for Bay Delta Conservation Plan Environmental Review, Effects Analysis Announced  (8/11/2011)

Fish and Wildlife Strategic Vision Appoints Stakeholder Advisory Group and Adds Two Scientists to Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission  (8/10/2011)

Fish and Wildlife Strategic Vision Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission to Hold First Meeting  (7/8/2011)

Secretary John Laird Testifies Before the House Subcommittee on Water and Power  (6/2/2011)

State Senate Confirms John Laird as Secretary for Natural Resources  (3/8/2011)

Sacramento Bee Editorial: Back to the future with many of Brown's picks  (1/7/2011)

Sacramento Bee: John Laird stops clicking 'refresh,' goes to work  (1/6/2011)

Governor Jerry Brown Appoints John Laird Secretary for Natural Resources  (1/5/2011)




















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