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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.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=2022022-05-26T19:30:00Z
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
3D Geo: It's about Groundwater, Carbon, and More3D Geo: It's about Groundwater, Carbon, and MoreThe CGS has launched a 3D Geological Modeling project to support California's efforts in sustainable groundwater management, carbon sequestration, seismic hazard mitigation, and mineral resource evaluations. Visit our new Geological Modeling web pages to learn about the exciting potential of 3D Geo!https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/3dgeo, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/3dgeohttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1032022-05-19T00:00:00Z
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
State Abandonments Contractor Town HallState Abandonments Contractor Town HallCalGEM is hosting a virtual presentation for potential contractors interested in bidding on upcoming plug and abandonment projects to plug and abandon orphan wells. The presentation will focus specifically on wage requirements relating to public works contracts. Registration is open. https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EkjGrW8LR_6NYt7TqRVq-w, https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EkjGrW8LR_6NYt7TqRVq-whttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=312022-05-02T15:20:00Z
Remembering the 1992 Cape Mendocino Earthquake and TsunamiRemembering the 1992 Cape Mendocino Earthquake and TsunamiOn April 25, 1992, a large earthquake rocked the Cape Mendocino area of Humboldt County in California, producing a small but important tsunami that arrived at the coast within 20 minutes. [Read More]https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/earthquakes/cape-mendocino, To the Batmobile!https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1042022-04-25T15:00:00Z
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
Proposed Regulations regarding Cost Estimates for Oil and Gas OperatorsProposed Regulations regarding Cost Estimates for Oil and Gas OperatorsCalGEM is soliciting public comment on pre-rulemaking draft regulations that would establish criteria and requirements for oil and gas operators to estimate and report their total liability to plug and abandon all of their wells and to decommission all attendant production facilities.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=302022-04-07T16:55:00Z
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
CalGEM Virtual Briefings on State Abandonments and Orphan WellsCalGEM Virtual Briefings on State Abandonments and Orphan WellsCalGEM will hold a series of informal meetings on state abandonments and orphan wells in March and April. The meetings will introduce CalGEM’s efforts to increase state abandonments of orphan and deserted wells.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Virtual-Briefings-State-Abandonments-Orphan-Wells.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Virtual-Briefings-State-Abandonments-Orphan-Wells.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1962022-03-22T14:00:00Z
CalGEM Releases Holser Aquifer Exemption ProposalCalGEM Releases Holser Aquifer Exemption ProposalCalGEM released for public comment the Holser Aquifer Exemption proposal, public notice of a public hearing, and other supporting documents. Get full details here.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Aquifer-Exemptions-Status.aspx#Holser, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Aquifer-Exemptions-Status.aspx#Holserhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1952022-03-17T15:00:00Z
Draft Geothermal Regulations Released for Public CommentDraft Geothermal Regulations Released for Public CommentCalGEM released an updated Discussion Draft proposing updates to the statewide regulations for geothermal wells for public input. Due to a workshop schedule conflict, comment period has been extended to April 8. Public comments can be submitted to geothermalregulations@conservation.ca.gov.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1932022-03-14T17:00:00Z
Forest Biofuels Gasification Pilot ProgramForest Biofuels Gasification Pilot ProgramThe DOC is piloting a biofuels program to address issues of forest health and wildfire risk, and to provide a model for rural economic opportunity. BONUS: Geologic sequestration of CO2 coming from biofuels development could be a pathway for California to achieve carbon negativity. [Read More]https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/fbg, Take me therehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1052022-03-11T16:00:00Z
Final Land Repurposing Program Guidelines ReleasedFinal Land Repurposing Program Guidelines ReleasedDOC is pleased to announce the release of the 2022 Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program (MLRP) Program Guidelines and Solicitation Notice. Application deadline for the program is April 1, 2022.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1942022-02-24T20:00:00Z
CalGEM Online Data Virtual Public Workshops Feb. 8, 9, & 10CalGEM Online Data Virtual Public Workshops Feb. 8, 9, & 10The latest series of online data virtual workshops start tomorrow. These workshops introduce attendees to WellSTAR, WellSTAR Data Dashboard, Well Finder - online tools for accessing state oil and gas data, including compliance & violation records, and incident reports.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Online-Data-Workshops-February.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Online-Data-Workshops-February.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1892022-02-07T17:00:00Z
Tonga Tsunami: Summary of Effects in CaliforniaTonga Tsunami: Summary of Effects in CaliforniaAlthough tsunami waves produced by a volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in mid-January were small, they nonetheless did millions of dollars in damage to property and infrastructure in California. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/tsunami/tonga, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/tsunami/tongahttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1922022-02-02T19:00:00Z
TSUNAMI SURVEY: Share your experience with usTSUNAMI SURVEY: Share your experience with usThe California Tsunami Program (CGS, Cal OES, and others) wants to hear how the January 15 tsunami affected you, California. Your input will help us better understand the event and improve our preparedness and response strategies. Please take the survey today at https://arcg.is/1Duvmy0https://arcg.is/1Duvmy0, Tsunami Surveyhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=972022-01-20T16:50:00Z
Public Comment Workshops for Multibenefit Land Repurposing ProgramPublic Comment Workshops for Multibenefit Land Repurposing ProgramJoin us Jan. 18 and Jan. 20 for two public comment workshops about the proposed Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program before program guidelines are finalized.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1912022-01-18T17:00:00Z
CalGEM Conducts Aerial Monitoring for Methane EmissionsCalGEM Conducts Aerial Monitoring for Methane EmissionsUnder its renewed mandate to protect public health and the environment, California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) is now using ​​drone flights to monitor fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas facilities.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Aerial-Surveillance-Monitor-Methane-Emissions.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Aerial-Surveillance-Monitor-Methane-Emissions.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1902022-01-13T19:00:00Z
DOC Headquarters is now at the new Natural Resource Agency buildingDOC Headquarters is now at the new Natural Resource Agency buildingDepartment of Conservation has moved its headquarters into the new Natural Resources Agency building in downtown Sacramento. The department's main mailing address is 715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Find addresses for divisions and certain programs on our "Contact Us" page.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/about-us/contact-us, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/about-us/contact-ushttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1822021-12-23T21:00:00Z
CalGEM Improves Public Access to Online Oil & Gas Hub WellSTARCalGEM Improves Public Access to Online Oil & Gas Hub WellSTARAs part of an ongoing effort to improve public access to information about California oil and natural gas operations, state regulators today released another expansion to its public-facing Well Statewide Tracking and Reporting (WellSTAR) database.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Improves-Public-Access-to-Online-Oil-Gas-Data-Hub-WellSTAR.aspx, conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Improves-Public-Access-to-Online-Oil-Gas-Data-Hub-WellSTAR.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1882021-12-17T18:45:00Z
CalGEM to Hold Second Public Workshop on the Draft Public Health Regulations CalGEM to Hold Second Public Workshop on the Draft Public Health Regulations California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) invites the public to attend a virtual public workshop on the draft public health regulations. The second of two scheduled workshops is December 9.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Two-Public-Workshops-Draft-Public-Health-Regulations.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Two-Public-Workshops-Draft-Public-Health-Regulations.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1832021-12-07T21:00:00Z
Stakeholder Input Workshop on Land RepurposingStakeholder Input Workshop on Land RepurposingWe want your feedback! Join us Thursday, Dec. 2 for the final stakeholder workshop seeking input on our Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1862021-12-02T00:00:00Z
CalGEM to Oversee Plugging and Abandonment of 56 Oil and Gas Wells in LA CountyCalGEM to Oversee Plugging and Abandonment of 56 Oil and Gas Wells in LA CountyIn northern Los Angeles County, near the city of Santa Clarita, 56 wells and attendant facilities at the Placerita Oil Field are set to be properly plugged and abandoned this fall under the close eye and direction of the California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM).https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Oversee-Plugging-Abandonment-56-Oil-Gas-Wells-LA-County.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Oversee-Plugging-Abandonment-56-Oil-Gas-Wells-LA-County.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1842021-11-17T18:00:00Z
Sustainable Agricultural Land Conservation (SALC) Program Awards $65MSustainable Agricultural Land Conservation (SALC) Program Awards $65MThe Strategic Growth Council approved the seventh round of SALC grants, a program implemented with DOC support. Round 7 will fund 19 projects to permanently conserve agricultural land and three grants to help communities with land-use planning.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Index.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1852021-11-17T17:40:00Z
World Tsunami Awareness DayWorld Tsunami Awareness DayNovember 5 is World Tsunami Awareness Day. Tsunamis are rare events, but they are the deadliest and costliest among all hazards. The 2011 Tohoku Earthquake in Japan killed tens of thousands of people, and cost more than US$235 billion. [Read More]https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/tsunami, California Tsunamis home pagehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=932021-11-05T07:00:00Z
Help California Map Recent LandslidesHelp California Map Recent LandslidesThe California Reported Landslides Database is an online map showing the locations, photos, and other attributes of recent landslides in California. This map depends on volunteer reports from people like you! Please visit the map today.https://cadoc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=bc48ad40e3504134a1fc8f3909659041, Link to the California Reported Landslides maphttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=492021-11-01T07:00:00Z
New Preliminary Geologic MapsNew Preliminary Geologic MapsThe California Geological Survey has released five new preliminary geologic maps. For more information, visit our Publication Announcements page. [Go there now]https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/publications/releases, Link to Publication Announcements pagehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=922021-10-28T00:00:00Z
After Wildfire, Geologists Prepare for the Next Hazard: Debris FlowsAfter Wildfire, Geologists Prepare for the Next Hazard: Debris FlowsOctober 25, 2021 Update: CGS staff wrap up work with CAL FIRE partners on post-wildfire Watershed Emergency Response Team (WERT) assessments in several burn areas and have established rainfall thresholds used in local evacuation planning for potential debris flows.https://calconservation.blog/2021/09/30/after-wildfire-geologists-prepare-hazard-debris-flows/, https://calconservation.blog/2021/09/30/after-wildfire-geologists-prepare-hazard-debris-flows/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1772021-10-25T21:15:00Z
Public Health Rulemaking Update: Draft Regulations for Public CommentPublic Health Rulemaking Update: Draft Regulations for Public CommentToday, CalGEM releases for public comment a set of science-based health and safety draft regulations to protect communities and workers from the impacts of nearby oil and gas production operations.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Public-Health.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Public-Health.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1802021-10-21T17:10:00Z
DOC Hails Governor's Signing of Conservation Law ReformsDOC Hails Governor's Signing of Conservation Law ReformsIn the spirit of reinforcing California's natural resource conservation efforts, a longstanding State program that keeps millions of acres in agricultural use or open space has been streamlined by legislation just signed by Governor Newsom.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Governor-Signs-Conservation-Law-Reform.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Governor-Signs-Conservation-Law-Reform.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1792021-10-15T17:15:00Z
Not Just for S.F. & L.A.: All Californians Should Join the ShakeOutNot Just for S.F. & L.A.: All Californians Should Join the ShakeOutThe annual Great California ShakeOut is October 21. This is an opportunity to practice the drop, cover, and hold on drill. Join us for ShakeOut a drill that doesn't cost anything, is relatively easy to do for most people, and could save your life.https://calconservation.blog/2021/10/13/great-california-shakeout-all-california-stay-prepared/, https://calconservation.blog/2021/10/13/great-california-shakeout-all-california-stay-prepared/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1782021-10-14T22:00:00Z
Underground Gas Storage Draft Regulations ReleaseUnderground Gas Storage Draft Regulations ReleaseCalGEM has released a pre-rulemaking discussion draft of regulations for the purpose of receiving public input through November 30, 2021. Discussion draft of these regulations can be found here.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=242021-09-29T15:00:00Z
New Seismic Hazard Zone Maps for Contra Costa, San Mateo Counties Now OfficialNew Seismic Hazard Zone Maps for Contra Costa, San Mateo Counties Now OfficialFuture structures, and the people who occupy them, may be safer from earthquake hazards today thanks to new maps from the Department of Conservation’s California Geological Survey (CGS) for Contra Costa and San Mateo counties. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/New-Seismic-Hazard-Zone-Maps-for-Contra-Costa-San-Mateo-Counties-Now-Official.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/New-Seismic-Hazard-Zone-Maps-for-Contra-Costa-San-Mateo-Counties-Now-Official.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1762021-09-23T15:15:00Z
CGS Issues Earthquake Fault Zone Maps for San Diego and FillmoreCGS Issues Earthquake Fault Zone Maps for San Diego and FillmoreMaps released today of earthquake-prone areas will ensure new construction in San Diego and the Ventura County community of Fillmore does not take place atop earthquake faults that may break the surface.  ​https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Geological-Survey-Issues-Earthquake-Fault-Zone-Maps-for-San-Diego-Filmore.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Geological-Survey-Issues-Earthquake-Fault-Zone-Maps-for-San-Diego-Filmore.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1752021-09-23T15:00:00Z
Latest maps of Earthquake Fault Zones and Seismic Hazard Zones become officialLatest maps of Earthquake Fault Zones and Seismic Hazard Zones become officialThe California Geological Survey released official maps and reports of Seismic Hazard Zones and Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zones affecting the counties of San Diego, Ventura, Contra Costa, and San Mateo.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/publications/releases, Link to Publication Announcements pagehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=872021-09-23T07:00:00Z
CalGEM Assists State Lands Commission in Summerland Plug & AbandonmentCalGEM Assists State Lands Commission in Summerland Plug & Abandonment​​Five miles east of the city of Santa Barbara, CalGEM stepped in to support the State Lands Commission’s (SLC) plug and abandonment of a coastal hazard and legacy oil and gas well in Summerland Field this summer. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Helps-SLC-Summerland-Plug-Abandon.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Helps-SLC-Summerland-Plug-Abandon.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1722021-08-06T22:30:00Z
CalGEM NEW Outreach Listserv CalGEM NEW Outreach Listserv CalGEM has a NEW Outreach listserv, and we invite you and your colleagues to subscribe. If you would like to join the list, please send an email to our outreach team at CalGEMPublicTransparencyOffice@conservation.ca.gov. We look forward to sharing CalGEM news and updates through this new tool. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/PublicOutreachandCommunityEngagement.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/PublicOutreachandCommunityEngagement.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=232021-07-29T20:20:00Z
California Geological Survey's Active Fault Reports Now Available OnlineCalifornia Geological Survey's Active Fault Reports Now Available OnlineOver 4,000 fault investigation reports are now available online. Required by the Alquist–Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act, the reports help protect public safety and property from the dangerous and costly hazard of surface fault rupture. Use the maps to explore areas by street address and keyword.https://maps.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/informationwarehouse/apreports/, https://maps.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/informationwarehouse/apreports/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1702021-07-27T22:00:00Z
CalGEM Online Data: August Virtual WorkshopsCalGEM Online Data: August Virtual WorkshopsCalGEM continues its series of online data virtual workshops with sessions available in August. The workshops go over CalGEM's online tools for accessing state oil and gas data, including production and injection data, via CalGEM’s data portals: WellSTAR, WellSTAR Data Dashboard, and Well Finder.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Online-Data-Workshops-August.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Online-Data-Workshops-August.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1692021-07-23T17:00:00Z
Senior Precision Electronic Specialist examinationSenior Precision Electronic Specialist examinationThe SENIOR PRECISION ELECTRONIC SPECIALIST examination is open indefinitely at https://bit.ly/3eAV5CM. Senior Precision Electronic Specialists oversee the installation, maintenance, and repair of California's earthquake detection network. Not qualified to be a Senior PES? Try the PES exam instead.https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=0PBGY, Link to exam posting at CalCareershttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=842021-07-20T15:05:00Z
Take the Precision Electronic Specialist examination todayTake the Precision Electronic Specialist examination todayThe PRECISION ELECTRONIC SPECIALIST examination is open indefinitely at https://bit.ly/3x0dhfG. Precision Electronic Specialists install, maintain, and repair components of California's earthquake detection network. Take the exam now so you'll be eligible when a PES position opens.https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=0PBGX, Link to exam posting at CalCareershttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=832021-07-20T15:00:00Z
Mapping Tsunami Hazards in California: When Experience Meets ExpertiseMapping Tsunami Hazards in California: When Experience Meets ExpertiseNick Graehl, engineering geologist in California Geological Survey’s Tsunami Program, often reflects on his first post-tsunami reconnaissance trip as a reminder of the importance of preparing Californians for a tsunami.https://calconservation.blog/2021/07/15/mapping-tsunami-hazards-california-experience-meets-expertise/, https://calconservation.blog/2021/07/15/mapping-tsunami-hazards-california-experience-meets-expertise/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1682021-07-19T21:00:00Z
Orange County: New Tsunami Hazard Maps Issued Orange County: New Tsunami Hazard Maps Issued CGS issued a new interactive Tsunami Hazard Area map for Orange County, useful for evacuation planning in an extraordinary event. This is one of six counties updated with the help of California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal ​OES).https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Hazard-Maps-Orange-County.aspx, /index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Hazard-Maps-Orange-County.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=812021-07-08T15:05:00Z
Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo counties: New Tsunami Hazard Maps Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo counties: New Tsunami Hazard Maps CGS issued a new interactive Tsunami Hazard Area map for Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, useful for evacuation planning in an extraordinary event. These are part of six counties updated with the help of California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal ​OES).https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Hazard-Maps-for-Santa-Barbara-and-San-Luis-Obispo-Counties.aspx, /index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Hazard-Maps-for-Santa-Barbara-and-San-Luis-Obispo-Counties.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=822021-07-08T15:05:00Z
CGS Issues New Tsunami Hazard Maps for San Francisco, Contra Costa, Santa ClaraCGS Issues New Tsunami Hazard Maps for San Francisco, Contra Costa, Santa ClaraToday CGS issued new interactive Tsunami Hazard Area maps for counties of San Francisco, Santa Clara, and Contra Costa,​​ useful for evacuation planning in an extraordinary event. These maps allow users to type in an address to determine whether the property is within a tsunami hazard area. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Hazard-Maps-for-San-Francisco-Contra-Costa-Santa-Clara-Counties.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Hazard-Maps-for-San-Francisco-Contra-Costa-Santa-Clara-Counties.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1672021-07-08T15:00:00Z
Meet A Grant Manager Working to Restore California’s Riparian HabitatMeet A Grant Manager Working to Restore California’s Riparian HabitatMeet David Dodds, grant manager and guidelines developer for the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation and Working Lands and Riparian Corridors programs.https://calconservation.blog/2021/06/25/meet-a-grant-manager-working-to-restore-californias-riparian-habitat/, https://calconservation.blog/2021/06/25/meet-a-grant-manager-working-to-restore-californias-riparian-habitat/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1712021-06-25T17:00:00Z
Public NoticePublic NoticeCalGEM is considering changes to its four district boundaries. We are evaluating merging Northern and Coastal Districts into one Northern District. We're seeking public feedback on potential changes to the current district boundaries by July 13 via email.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/calgem_contacts.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/calgem_contacts.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=222021-06-24T15:00:00Z
DMR Welcomes New SupervisorDMR Welcomes New SupervisorCameron Campbell was appointed as Supervisor of DOC's Division of Mine Reclamation in June 2021.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/About-Us/Cameron-Campbell.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/About-Us/Cameron-Campbell.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/dmr/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=92021-06-16T16:00:00Z