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Update on Bakersfield Long-Term Idle WellsUpdate on Bakersfield Long-Term Idle WellsRead the latest statement on long-term idle wells in Bakersfield, California - two of which were discovered to be leaking and are now repaired.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Oil-and-Gas-Supervisor-Issues-Statement-on-Two-Bakersfield-Long-Term-Idle-Wells.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Oil-and-Gas-Supervisor-Issues-Statement-on-Two-Bakersfield-Long-Term-Idle-Wells.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2022022-05-25T19:30:00Z
Millions in Grants Awarded to Support Regional Responses Water ChallengesMillions in Grants Awarded to Support Regional Responses Water ChallengesToday we announce the award of more than $40 million to regional organizations working to reduce groundwater reliance and create local environmental and economic opportunities through land-use changes. These are the first recipients of the funding from the Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Millions-State-Grants-Awarded-Support-Regional-Responses-Challenging-Water-Supplies.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Millions-State-Grants-Awarded-Support-Regional-Responses-Challenging-Water-Supplies.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2042022-05-25T17:00:00Z
Round 8 Funding Open for Land Conservation Program Round 8 Funding Open for Land Conservation Program Sustainable Agricultural Land Conservation Program (SALC) opened its eight funding round with the adoption of guidelines by the Strategic Growth Council. We invite applications fo projects that protect ag land and reduce greehouse gases. Get the Final Guideliens and Solicitation Package here. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Program-Guidelines.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Program-Guidelines.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2002022-05-03T16:00:00Z
From Watershed Health Seeds to Landscape-Scale ReturnsFrom Watershed Health Seeds to Landscape-Scale ReturnsEarlier this week, U.S. Forest Service announced awards for 10 landscape scale projects in the American west – two in California, and both supported by our Division of Land Resource Protection forest health and watershed coordinator grants.https://calconservation.blog/2022/04/21/watershed-health-seeds-landscape-scale-returns/, https://calconservation.blog/2022/04/21/watershed-health-seeds-landscape-scale-returns/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1992022-04-21T19:00:00Z
VIDEO: The Benefits of Land RepurposingVIDEO: The Benefits of Land RepurposingWat​ch Department of Conservation Director David Shabazian explain a brief history of land repurposing in California, and how the new Mutibenefit Land Repurposing Program can support climate-resilient communities.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Benefits-of-Land-Repurposing.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Benefits-of-Land-Repurposing.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1982022-04-08T17:30:00Z
Lompoc Aquifer Exemption ProposalLompoc Aquifer Exemption ProposalCalGEM released for public comment the Lompoc Aquifer Exemption proposal, public notice of a public hearing, and other supporting documents. Read more and register for the April 12 online hearing here.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Aquifer-Exemptions-Status.aspx#Lompoc, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Aquifer-Exemptions-Status.aspx#Lompochttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1972022-04-05T19:00:00Z

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