You may have noticed them on trips down the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, small buildings, just 10 feet by 12 feet, sticking up out of the water. These buildings are part of the DWR Continuous Environmental Monitoring Program (CEMP) and house state-of-the-art water quality sampling and recording technology.
Lake Oroville Community Update for July 24, 2020.
Veronica Wunderlich is a DWR senior environmental scientist with a focus in herpetology – the study of reptiles and amphibians. Veronica discusses how she got started in herpetology –she even had snakes as pets as a kid, her current work, and how to translate a passion and interest in wildlife into a career.
Lake Oroville Community Update, July 17, 2020.
Lake Oroville Community Update for July 10, 2020.
The Fremont Weir Adult Fish Passage Modification Project, which began modified operations in January of 2019, has successfully allowed thousands of migrating fish to pass between the Sacramento River and Yolo Bypass in its first year of operations.
Stream gages are critical for managing California’s water resources. The devices help with early flood warning and generate important data used by the Department of Water Resources (DWR), and other state and federal agencies.
Lake Oroville Community Update for July 3, 2020.
Seven nesting pairs of bald eagles who have made the Oroville area their home are once again raising families. Environmental scientists from the Department of Water Resources (DWR) Oroville Field Division have been eagerly watching the development of the nine new eaglets – an increase from the eight eaglets spotted in 2019.
Read the Lake Oroville Community Update for June 26, 2020.