San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge-Proposed Expansion
Project Lead: San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge
Potential Project Partners:
River Partners, United States Fish and Wildlife Service Anadromous Fish Restoration Program, United States Army Corp of Engineers, early project partners - USDA/Natural Resources Conservation Service, California Department of Water Resources, CALFED
Short Project Description:
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is considering expanding the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge in two sections to restore and enhance habitat to benefit birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway and many other wildlife species that may be compatible or complementary with flood conveyance and transient floodwater storage on floodplains in the Mid San Joaquin River region.