California Wetlands Information System

San Joaquin River Conservancy Programs

The San Joaquin River Conservancy was created by the state legislature to develop and manage the San Joaquin River Parkway. The enabling act recognized that the San Joaquin River corridor constitutes a unique and important resource of regional and statewide significance with environmental, cultural, scientific, agricultural, educational, recreational, scenic, flood conveyance, and wildlife values. The legislature formed the Conservancy to:

The Conservancy is governed by a Board representing local agencies, state agencies, and local citizens to coordinate and mediate diverse public interests.

Our Mission is to create the highest quality nature and recreation experience on these public lands, ensuring the San Joaquin River Parkway is a valued amenity to its neighbors and the community.


The San Joaquin River Conservancy is authorized to act within the San Joaquin River Parkway as generally described above and more particularly defined in the California Public Resources Code. For more information, please contact the Conservancy at:

5469 East Olive Avenue
Fresno, CA 93727
Phone (559) 253-7324
Fax (559) 456-3194

This page is an exerpt from Options for Wetland Conservation: A Guide for California Landowners, a publication of the California State Coastal Commission. To obtain a copy of the guide or for more information about the Coastal Conservancy contact:

California State Coastal Conservancy
1330 Broadway, Suite 1100
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 286-1015
FAX: (510) 286-0470



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