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Public Workshops to Solicit Input on the Proposed Scope of Work for the 4th California Climate Assessment

Secretary Laird Thanks President Obama, Rep. Thompson for Action to Preserve Stornetta Public Lands

Bay Delta Conservation Plan Public Review Period Extended 60 Days

Secretary Laird Praises Inclusive Feinstein, Boxer, Costa, Cardenas and Farr Drought Legislation

Secretary Laird's Statement on USDA Announcement of Regional Climate Hubs

State of California's Opposition Letter to H.R. 3964

Final California Water Action Plan Released

Restoring the Delta and Creating a Clean, Reliable Water Supply

Restoring the ecological health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is critical for the protection of all species, aquatic and terrestrial, while providing clean, reliable water to 25 million Californians.

Protecting Our Ocean and Coast

Protecting and managing California's 1,100 miles of coastal and ocean resources while safeguarding the diversity and abundance of marine life for generations to come.

Preservation of Sensitive Habitat and Critical Ecosystems

Preserving the sensitive habitat of threatened and endangered species while ensuring that California's critical ecosystems are restored, maintained and protected.

Conserving Treasured Lands and Valuable Natural Resources

Conserving more land for preservation, protection, restoration of wildlife, and recreation than any other administration in California's history.

Developing Renewable Energy Sources

Advancing renewable energy sources to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and decrease California's dependence on fossil fuel and foreign oil.


Mission Statement: To restore, protect and manage the state's natural, historical and cultural resources for current and future generations using creative approaches and solutions based on science, collaboration and respect for all the communities and interests involved.