3875 Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy
Mission Statement

The mission of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy is to support efforts that advance both environmental protection and the economic well-being of Delta residents in a complementary manner. The Conservancy's activites include protecting and enhancing habitat and habitat restoration; protecting and preserving Delta agriculture and working landscapes; providing increased opportunities for tourism and recreation; promoting Delta legacy communities and economic vitality in the Delta; increasing the resilience of the Delta to the effects of natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes; protecting and improving water quality; assisting the Delta regional economy; identifying priority projects and initiatives for which funding is needed; conducting activities to protect, conserve, and restore the region's physical, agricultural, cultural, historical, and living resources; assisting local entities in the implementation of their habitat conservation plans and natural community conservation plans; facilitating protection and safe harbor agreements under the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 and the California Endangered Species Act for adjacent land owners and local public agencies; and promoting environmental education. The Conservancy will act as a primary state agency to implement ecosystem restoration in the Delta and to support efforts that advance environmental protection and the economic well-being of the Delta residents.