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webmaster | 03/22/12

Good things keep happening — including the rain last weekend. That additional snow in the Sierras means more water for everyone.

At the White House Conference on Conservation, the work of the San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust was featured and the story was told of the San Joaquin River Parkway, the Trust’s role in formation of the San Joaquin River Partnership, and work accomplished alongside the San Joaquin River Restoration Program.

The Trust has achieved strong support, partially as a result of the America’s Great Outdoor Initiative. An understanding that healthy ecosystems are fundamental to human health and sustainable economies drives this initiative. Our society benefits from environmental goods and services that river systems provide including food, fresh water, flood control, biological diversity and recreation.

The initiative enhances the work here on the San Joaquin River. It’s quite neat to tell the San Joaquin story at a White House Conference...


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