During the summer months, a unique bird makes its home in the waters around the Oroville-Thermalito Complex, with a little help from DWR. The Western and Clark’s grebes are aquatic birds with distinctive red eyes and pointed yellow beaks.
Lake Oroville Community Update for August 7, 2020.
The Department of Water Resources has completed the evaluation of proposals for the Species Conservation Habitat (SCH) project and Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. has been selected as the best-value design-build entity. Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. and DWR are in the process of finalizing the contract. Design and construction of the SCH Project is ...
Lake Oroville Community Update for July 31, 2020.
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.