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Project Title: Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta

PIN: DELS-WSTB-09-09         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Water Science and Technology Board

Policansky, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Agriculture; Biology and Life Sciences; Environment and Environmental Studies; Policy for Science and Technology

Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta
July 13, 2010 - July 15, 2010
Sacramento, CA

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Ellen de Guzman
Phone: 202-334-3422
Fax: 202-334-1961


Committee on Sustainable Water and Environmental Management
in the California Bay-Delta

Embassy Suites, 100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814

TUESDAY July 13th, 2010

Open Session

9:30 a.m. Welcome R. Huggett, S. Parker

9:45 a.m. Bay Delta Conservation Plan. Presentations by:
Letty Belin, U.S. Department of the Interior
Lester Snow, California Department of Natural Resources
Dan Castleberry, Fish and Wildlife Service


Bay Delta Conservation Plan, continued
Federico Barajas, Bureau of Reclamation
Michael Tucker, National Marine Fisheries Service
Carl Wilcox, California Department of Fish and Game

11.30 a.m. Discussion

12:00 noon Lunch, Terrace 1
Committee, Staff, Invited Speakers

1:00 p.m. “Contaminants in the Delta and their Potential Role in Shaping Biological Communities”
Dr. Michael Johnson, Director, Aquatic Ecosystems Analysis Laboratory
University of California, Davis

1:45 p.m. “Historical Perspective on Human Disturbance in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Ecosystem”
Dr. James Cloern,Senior Research Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey

2:30 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. “Nutrients and the Food Web”
Dr. Patricia Glibert, Professor, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland

3:30 p.m. “A Summary of Recent Data on Pyrethroids and Other Pesticides in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta”
Dr. Donald Weston, Adjunct Professor, Department of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley

4:15 p.m. Additional Discussion and Open Microphone

5:30 p.m. Adjourn

WEDNESDAY July 14th, 2010

Closed Session-Committee and NRC staff only.

THURSDAY July 15th 2010

Field Trip

Open Session
8:30 a.m. Tracy Fish Facility [Space limited]
Check-in at Reporting Area for security check (bring government-issued ID) and receive safety instructions. Only individuals who have provided security to Ellen de Guzman in advance will be granted access by the facility’s operators.

11:00 a.m. Rio Vista, boat to Cache Slough and Liberty Island [Transportation for the public not guaranteed due to severe space limitations and safety considerations on boat]

3:30 p.m. Delta Cross Channel

4:30 p.m. Depart Delta Cross Channel

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
1. Huggett
2. Anderson
3. Campana
4. Connolly
5. Dunne
6. Giorgi
7. Klein
8. Luoma
9. Miller
10. Monismith
11. Obeysekera
12. Paerl
13. Pfeffer
14. Reed
15. Rose
16. Tullos

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
1. Debriefing from previous day's public session.
2. Phase II Task and Schedule
3. Initial Report Outline for Final Report
4. Deliberate and debate conclusions and recommendations
5. Planning for next meeting.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: July 20, 2010