Public Meeting Rescheduled on Central Valley Project Improvement Act Annual Work Plans for Fiscal Year 2013

Media Contact: Pete Lucero, MP Region Public Affairs Officer, 916-978-5100
Scott Flaherty, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 916-978-6156

For Release: December 11, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have rescheduled their public meeting to present the Central Valley Project Improvement Act Annual Work Plans for Fiscal Year 2013 (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013). The meeting, which had been set for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Sacramento, was postponed due to a scheduling conflict and has now been set for Jan. 17, 2013.

Details on the rescheduled meeting follow:

Jan. 17, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Red Lion Hotel Woodlake Conference Center 500 Leisure Lane, Sacramento CA 95815

At the meeting, presentations will be made on the following:

  • Introductions and opening remarks:
1:00 – 1:20 PM
Dan Castleberry, USFWS; Dave Gore, Reclamation  
  • CVPIA fisheries revisioning
  • Anadromous Fish Screen Program – Section 3406(b)(21)
  • Anadromous Fish Restoration Program – Section 3406(b)(1)
  • Clear Creek Restoration Program – Section 3406(b)(12)
  • Comprehensive Assessment and Monitoring – Section 3406(b)(16)
  • Refuge Water Supply, Conveyance, and Construction Program 

1:20 – 1:40 PM
1:40 – 2:00 PM
2:00 – 2:40 PM
2:40 – 3:00 PM
3:00 – 3:20 PM
3:20 – 4:00 PM

Sections 3406(b)(3), (d)(1, 2, & 5), and (g)

The CVPIA Annual Work Plans for FY 2013 will be available in hard copy at the meeting and online after January 2013 at: Under the heading, “Draft CVPIA Annual Work Plans,” please click on “FY 2013.”

For additional information please contact Cesar Blanco, USFWS, CVPIA Implementation Division, at 916-978-6190 or email cesar; or Richard Woodley, Reclamation, Division of Resources Management, at 916-978-5201 or email

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