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== Ideas for the future ==
 
== Ideas for the future ==
 
* Check and move all items from [[ENVS_560/L_Watershed_Systems|the list on this page]] to [[Summaries of Environmental Topics on the Central Coast of California|this page]] or [[Watershed Issues on the Central Coast of California|this page]]. Ultimately, we DON'T want to have a list on the 560 page.
 
* Check what we have on mitigation banking (e.g. 2 CalTrans banks in our region - at Carmel Lagoon & at Elkhorn Slough)
 
* Check what we have on who can hold cons easements (e.g. BSLT has applied to be able to do this)
 
  
 
===New pages & major updates===
 
===New pages & major updates===
  
* A page on models used in Env Mgt in the Central Coast, and a page on each model (including links to projects where it has been used). Include models like:
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* Flesh out [[California Wildlife Conservation Board]] page
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* A page on mitigation banking including examples on the Central Coast (e.g. 2 CalTrans banks in our region - at Carmel Lagoon & at Elkhorn Slough)
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* [[California State Lands Commission]]
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* Mo CO Ag Land Trust & Ferrini Ranch
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* A page on simulation models used in Env Mgt in the Central Coast, and a page on each model (including links to projects where it has been used). Include models like:
 
** [[HEC-RAS]]
 
** [[HEC-RAS]]
 
** [[HEC-HMS]]
 
** [[HEC-HMS]]
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* A page on [[Monterey County Civil Grand Jury]] and some of the key things it's done
 
* A page on [[Monterey County Civil Grand Jury]] and some of the key things it's done
 
* A page on RCDs, and add RCDs to examples of "Special Districts"
 
* A page on RCDs, and add RCDs to examples of "Special Districts"
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* A page on Monterey Regional Airport District, and add this to examples of "Special Districts"
 
* A page explaining the basic concept of 'water rights' and listing the local issues that are relevant to it (e.g. Seawater Intrusion, Urban Development, ...)
 
* A page explaining the basic concept of 'water rights' and listing the local issues that are relevant to it (e.g. Seawater Intrusion, Urban Development, ...)
  
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** [[CNPS]]
 
** [[CNPS]]
 
** [[California Native Plant Society (CNPS) Rare Plant Ranking System]]
 
** [[California Native Plant Society (CNPS) Rare Plant Ranking System]]
* A list of major ecosystem types of the region, with links to pages on each, and with each page including a section on policy surrounding that ecosystem e.g. :
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* A list of [[Ecosystems of California's Central Coast Region]], with links to pages on each, and with each page including a section on policy surrounding that ecosystem e.g. :
 
** [[Coastal Oak Woodland]]
 
** [[Coastal Oak Woodland]]
 
** [[Maritime Chaparral]]
 
** [[Maritime Chaparral]]
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* Develop the [[California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)]] page to include a list of major points where CPUC has exerted influence on projects in the southern Monterey Monterey Bay region.
 
* Develop the [[California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)]] page to include a list of major points where CPUC has exerted influence on projects in the southern Monterey Monterey Bay region.
 
* Pages on some specific [[Special Status Species]], including things basic life history and distribution, but mainly focusing on relevance to environmental management i.e. how their protection relates to various projects e.g. Snowy Plover, and its relationship with [[SVWSP]] and [[The Collection at Monterey Bay]] etc.
 
* Pages on some specific [[Special Status Species]], including things basic life history and distribution, but mainly focusing on relevance to environmental management i.e. how their protection relates to various projects e.g. Snowy Plover, and its relationship with [[SVWSP]] and [[The Collection at Monterey Bay]] etc.
* New page on [[Wildlife Connectivity in the California Central Coast Region]]
 
** Would need to integrate with the existing pages on [[Riparian corridors in the California Central Coast Region]] and [[Wildlife Corridor]]
 
** Things to include
 
*** Work done by Pathways for Wildlife
 
*** Work to be done by [[FORA]] and Dudek on oak woodland connectivity
 
*** Recent statewide analysis funded by CalTrans - included mapping of Central Coast region
 
*** Work led by [[TNC]]
 
 
* Pages on Easements, and specifically Conservation Easements, and more-specifically, major Conservation Easements held in the region.
 
* Pages on Easements, and specifically Conservation Easements, and more-specifically, major Conservation Easements held in the region.
* New page on [[Canyon Del Rey Watershed]] and [[Maps of Canyon Del Rey Watershed]]
 
 
* New page on [[CCWQPI monitoring results and reporting]]
 
* New page on [[CCWQPI monitoring results and reporting]]
 
* New page on [[Urban stormwater regulations applicable to California's Central Coast region]]
 
* New page on [[Urban stormwater regulations applicable to California's Central Coast region]]
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'''Fill in or create pages regarding key regions or location of interest along the Californian Central Coast'''
 
'''Fill in or create pages regarding key regions or location of interest along the Californian Central Coast'''
* New page on [[Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS)]]
 
 
* Page on [[The Big Sur River Watershed]]
 
* Page on [[The Big Sur River Watershed]]
* New pages on [[City of Seaside]], [[City of Monterey]], [[City of Pacific Grove]], [[Pebble Beach]], [[Carmel]], [[Carmel Highlands]], [[Carmel-by-the-Sea]], and [[Carmel Valley]].
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* New pages on [[City of Seaside]], [[City of Monterey]], [[City of Pacific Grove]], [[Pebble Beach]], [[Carmel]], [[Carmel Highlands]], [[Carmel-by-the-Sea]], and [[Carmel Valley]],[[Coastal Dunes of the Monterey Bay Region]].
 
* Flesh out [[Water Quality Control Plan for the Central Coast Region (Basin Plan)]]
 
* Flesh out [[Water Quality Control Plan for the Central Coast Region (Basin Plan)]]
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* This page is out of date: [[Harkins Slough and Expansion of Urban Land Use at Watsonville]]
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=== Short, dead-end, and pages with the fewest revisions ===
 
=== Short, dead-end, and pages with the fewest revisions ===
  
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===Minor to moderate updates===
 
===Minor to moderate updates===
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* Reduce any redundancy among these five pages (and potentially others):
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** [[Salmonids in California's Central Coast Region: Salmon, Trout, and Steelhead]]
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** [[Anadromous Species of Washington, Oregon, and California]]
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** [[Anadromous Fishes of California's Central Coast Region]]
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** [[Steelhead Management in the Monterey Bay Region]]
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** [[Steelhead Management in the Salinas Watershed]]
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* A member of the public emailed July 2019 asking that SC Dam be removed from maps of the Carmel Watershed
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* Check and move all items from [[ENVS_560/L_Watershed_Systems|the list on this 560 page]] to [[Summaries of Environmental Topics on the Central Coast of California|this page]] or [[Watershed Issues on the Central Coast of California|this page]]. Ultimately, we DON'T want to have a list on the 560 page.
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* Check what we have on who can hold cons easements (e.g. BSLT has applied to be able to do this)
  
 
* Capture the projects, consultants, and models used in [http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/planning/major/EPB%20and%20Scenic%20Road%20Protection/Feas%20Rpt%20-%20Final%20Tech%20Rpts%20(geology%20hydrology%20biology).pdf this report] on the Carmel Lagoon Ecosystem Protective Barrier
 
* Capture the projects, consultants, and models used in [http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/planning/major/EPB%20and%20Scenic%20Road%20Protection/Feas%20Rpt%20-%20Final%20Tech%20Rpts%20(geology%20hydrology%20biology).pdf this report] on the Carmel Lagoon Ecosystem Protective Barrier
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*Add more to:
 
*Add more to:
** [[Invasive Species of California]]
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** [[Invasive Vertebrates of California's Central Coast Region]]
** [[California Endangered Species Act (CESA)]]
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** [[Invasive Fungi of California's Central Coast Region]]
 
** [[Coastal Retreat in California's Central Coast Region]]
 
** [[Coastal Retreat in California's Central Coast Region]]
 
** [[Local Coastal Programs in California's Central Coast Region]]
 
** [[Local Coastal Programs in California's Central Coast Region]]
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**[[Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District (MPRPD)]]
 
**[[Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District (MPRPD)]]
  
* Restructure:
 
** The summary on this page isn't really a "summary": [[CalAm Use of Carmel River Groundwater Basin]]
 
** This page is  bit disorganized. It is supposed to address progress SINCE the adoption of the TMDL, but instead it focuses mainly on plans made during adoption of the TMDL: [[Lower Salinas River Watershed Nutrient TMDL - Implementation and Monitoring Progress]]
 
 
* Split the [[Salinas Valley Seawater Intrusion]] page into two pages - one on intrusion, and the other on [[Groundwater overdraft in California's Central Coast Region]].
 
* Split the [[Salinas Valley Seawater Intrusion]] page into two pages - one on intrusion, and the other on [[Groundwater overdraft in California's Central Coast Region]].
  
 
* Add basic disclaimer etc to any wikis lacking it
 
* Add basic disclaimer etc to any wikis lacking it
 
===More ideas from Doug===
 
  
 
*Regional water and [[Desalination in California's Central Coast Region]]
 
*Regional water and [[Desalination in California's Central Coast Region]]
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** Decision making process about selecting a desal provider
 
** Decision making process about selecting a desal provider
 
** Current thoughts on cost to rate payers
 
** Current thoughts on cost to rate payers
* [[San Clemente Dam]] removal
 
** update--dam is down---river is constructed--before and after monitoring of impacts is ongoing. There are some pre-removal datasets to link to.
 
 
* Status of county's response to new State Groundwater Monitoring regs. Compare to other parts of the state?
 
* Status of county's response to new State Groundwater Monitoring regs. Compare to other parts of the state?
 
* Get a list of the planned urban development for the next ten years in the CalAm service area and assess the water consumption of those developments.
 
* Get a list of the planned urban development for the next ten years in the CalAm service area and assess the water consumption of those developments.
 
* Follow up on Big Sur Watershed management plan as a case study in that kind of public process...what kinds of projects were implemented or are planned as a result of that document. What is the process for getting improvement projects funded? Does the current watershed management planning process work? What is the status of the Carmel watershed management planning process?
 
* Follow up on Big Sur Watershed management plan as a case study in that kind of public process...what kinds of projects were implemented or are planned as a result of that document. What is the process for getting improvement projects funded? Does the current watershed management planning process work? What is the status of the Carmel watershed management planning process?
 
* Issues around los padres Dam.
 
* Issues around los padres Dam.
* Progress on the nacitone tunnel.
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== Pages people are updating in 2020 ==
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* 3/28 - still needs work:
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** [[Beneficial Uses (BUs) of water bodies in California's Central Coast Region]] page, add "example" of BUs for local waterbody '''Phase 1: Bryan V'''. '''See Fred's notes on 3/27'''
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* 3/28 - finished or very nearly so:
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** [[California Native Plant Society (CNPS) Rare Plant Ranking System]] '''Phase 1: Liana'''. '''Pending links to/from special status species page'''
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** [[Lower Salinas River Watershed Nutrient TMDL - Implementation and Monitoring Progress]] & [[TMDL for Nutrients in Lower Salinas River Watershed, Monterey County, California]] '''Phase 1: Ryan B'''
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** [[Salinas River Diversion Facility (SRDF)]] '''Phase 1: Ted R'''.
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** [[San Clemente Dam]] Changed external citations to internal where possible, changed all luminpdf links to links to accessible pdfs in Google drive, made minor changes to the "History" section, reorganized the page to remove a lot of redundancy between sections, fixed broken reference links '''Phase 1: Mikaela'''.
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** [[CalAm Use of Carmel River Groundwater Basin]] '''Phase 1: Jamie'''.
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** [[Invasive Species of California]] '''Phase 1: Janette PJ'''.
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** [[Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project (MPWSP)]] '''Phase 1: Dan L'''
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** [[Coastal Retreat in California's Central Coast Region]]  '''Phase 1: Ryan S'''
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** [[Land Trusts and Conservancies in California's Central Coast Region]], [[Conservancy for the Range of the Condor (RoC)]], [[Sempervirens Fund]], [[Land Trust of Santa Cruz County]], [[The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County]], [[California Rangeland Trust]], [[Wildlife Heritage Foundation]] '''Phase 1: Matt M'''
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** [[Big Sur Region]] '''Phase 1: Eric'''
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** [[Special Status Animals in the Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 1: Sam G'''
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** [[Fort Ord Rec Trail and Greenway (FORTAG)]] '''Phase 1: Laura F'''
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== Main new contribs in 2020 ==
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Sorted by degree of completion of edits & review, so that Fred can keep track of what he needs to look at next:
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* Phase 4 done:
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** [[Bat Species of California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2: Janette. Phase 3: Matt'''
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** [[Hollister Hills State Vehicle Recreation Area (SVRA)]] '''Phase 2: Mikaela. Phase 3: Eric'''
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** [[California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM)]] '''Phase 2: Liana. Phase 3: Jamie'''
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** [[Wildlife Connectivity in California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2: Matt. Phase 3: Janette'''
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** [[Landslides and Debris Flows in the California Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2: Jamie. Phase 3: Mikaela'''
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** [[Canyon del Rey Watershed]], [[ Laguna Grande Regional Park]], & [[Roberts Lake]] '''Phase 2: Ryan B. Phase 3: Bryan'''
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** [[Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS)]] '''Phase 2: Ryan S. Phase 3: Laura'''
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** [[Nacimiento Dam]], [[San Antonio Dam]] and [[Interlake Tunnel]] '''Phase 2: Ted. Phase 3: Dan'''
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** [[Anadromous Fishes of the California Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2:Bryan. Phase 3: Ryan B'''
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** [[California Endangered Species Act (CESA)]] '''Phase 2: Sam. Phase 3: Liana'''
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** [[California Tiger Salamander in California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2: Laura. Phase 3: Ryan S'''
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** [[Canyon del Rey Watershed]], [[ Laguna Grande Regional Park]], & [[Roberts Lake]] '''Phase 2: Ryan B. Phase 3: Bryan'''
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* Phase 3 done - written feedback provided by Fred:
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** [[Pure Water Monterey]], [[Water Supply Projects in California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2: Dan. Phase 3: Ted'''
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* ...:
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** [[Monterey Bay Air Resources District]] '''Phase 2: Eric. Phase 3: Sam'''
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== Minor contribs in 2020 ==
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If you make incidental edits not really part of your core Phase 1 or 2 stuff, list them here.
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*[[Sudden Oak Death (SOD)]]- fixed typos '''Janette PJ'''
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*[[Special Status Species]] - updated Western Bat Working Group designations '''Janette PJ'''
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*[[Arundo donax in California's Central Coast Region]]-updated treatment section after discussion with E.Zefferman '''Janette PJ'''
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*[[Trust for Public Land]]-added internal links- '''Matt M'''
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*[[How To Wiki]] - added "Creating a wiki table" section '''Sam G'''
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*[[Special Status Plants in California's Central Coast Region]]- added a column in the table for [[California Rare Plant Rank]] and added a rank for all plants listed.  '''Liana'''
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*[[California Central Coast Gage Locations]] updating information on the Arroyo del Rey Gage near Del Rey Oaks City Hall. '''Ryan B'''
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*[[Salmonids in California's Central Coast Region: Salmon, Trout, and Steelhead]] created...somewhat major. '''Bryan V.'''
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*[[Anadromous Species of Washington, Oregon, and California]] created but incomplete. '''Bryan V.'''
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*[[Coho Salmon Crisis in the Central California Coast ESU]] edited some information '''Bryan V.'''
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*[[Steelhead]] update information on steelhead '''Bryan V.'''
  
 
== Pages people are updating in 2019 ==
 
== Pages people are updating in 2019 ==
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* [[Special Status Animals in the Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 1: Ruby KD'''
 
* [[Special Status Animals in the Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 1: Ruby KD'''
 
* [[Riparian corridors in the California Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 1: John W'''
 
* [[Riparian corridors in the California Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 1: John W'''
* [[Salinas Valley Seawater Intrusion]] and [[Groundwater overdraft in California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 1: Stefanie K'''
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* [[Salinas Valley Seawater Intrusion]] '''Phase 1: Stefanie K'''
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* [[Groundwater overdraft in California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 1: Stefanie K'''
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* [[Seawater Intrusion in the California Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 1: Stefanie K'''
 
* [[San Clemente Dam]] '''Phase 1: Joey K'''
 
* [[San Clemente Dam]] '''Phase 1: Joey K'''
 
* removed "Aquifer" and "Aquifers of the Central Coast" for [[Aquifers of California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2: Michael G'''
 
* removed "Aquifer" and "Aquifers of the Central Coast" for [[Aquifers of California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2: Michael G'''
 
** removed "groundwater" contradictory references for [[Groundwater topics in California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2: Michael G'''
 
** removed "groundwater" contradictory references for [[Groundwater topics in California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2: Michael G'''
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** Wrote brief page for [[Carmel Valley Aquifer]] '''Phase 2: Michael G'''
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*[[Trout Unlimited]] Added pertinent information, changed incorrect statements, and removed or replaced 2 dead links. '''Phase 1 AndrewC'''
  
 
==Main new contribs in 2019==
 
==Main new contribs in 2019==
  
* [[Invasive Plants of the Central Coast]] '''Phase 2: Ruby KD'''
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* [[Invasive Plants of the Central Coast]] '''Phase 2: Ruby KD''' - '''Phase 3: John'''
* [[Invasive Invertebrates of the Central Coast]] '''Phase 2: Andrew C'''
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* [[Invasive Invertebrates of the Central Coast]] '''Phase 2: Andrew C''' - '''Phase 3: Michael'''
* [[Resource Conservation District of Monterey County (RCDMC)]] '''Phase 2: Stefanie K'''
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* [[Resource Conservation District of Monterey County (RCDMC)]] '''Phase 2: Stefanie K''' - '''Phase 3: Ruby'''
* [[Monterey Pine Forest]] '''Phase 2: John W'''
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* [[Resource Conservation Districts in California's Central Coast Region]] '''Phase 2: Stefanie K''' - '''Phase 3: Ruby'''
* [[Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)]] '''Phase 2: Michael Gennaro'''
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* [[Monterey Pine Forest]] '''Phase 2: John W''' - '''Phase 3: Stefanie'''
* [[Monterey Peninsula Water Management District (MPWMD)]] '''Phase 2: Joey K'''
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* [[Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)]] '''Phase 2: Michael Gennaro''' - '''Phase 3: Joey'''
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* [[San Clemente Dam]] '''Phase 2: Joey K''' - '''Phase 3: Andrew'''
  
 
==Minor contribs in 2019==
 
==Minor contribs in 2019==
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* Sand Mining. Provided news articles pertaining to the CEMEX operation since Mar 16, 2016. Fixed two article lines: Santa Cruz Sentinel Mar 21, 2016 and Monterey Herald Aug 26, 2013. Provided four bullets on how the CEMEX plant is conflicting with the Coastal Act, referencing a new source, 2017 memo by the California Coastal Commission. Flushed out Systems and Processes, Resources at Stake. Under Resources, added sensitive plant species known to occur on CEMEX property. Reorganized page. Added images. Added a section on Settlement Agreement'''Phase 1 RubyKD'''
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* [[Sand Mining in California's Central Coast Region]]. Provided news articles pertaining to the CEMEX operation since Mar 16, 2016. Fixed two article links: Santa Cruz Sentinel Mar 21, 2016 and Monterey Herald Aug 26, 2013. Provided four bullets on how the CEMEX plant is conflicting with the Coastal Act, referencing a new source, 2017 memo by the California Coastal Commission. Reorganized page. Added images. Added a section on Settlement Agreement. Flushed out all sections. Added section on Permit history. '''Phase 1 RubyKD'''
* fixed broken link to City of Marina under Local Coastal Programs within the Central Coast Area, under wiki page Local Coastal Programs in California's Central Coast Region. '''Phase 1 RubyKD'''
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* Fixed broken link in [[City of Marina]] under Local Coastal Programs within the Central Coast Area, under wiki page Local Coastal Programs in California's Central Coast Region. '''Phase 1 RubyKD'''
 
* created the page for [[Salinas Valley]]. One sentence general description to establish this page. '''Phase 1 StefanieK'''
 
* created the page for [[Salinas Valley]]. One sentence general description to establish this page. '''Phase 1 StefanieK'''
* Sand Mining. Added to Summary, Settlement Agreement, Resources at Stake (+Table), Systems and Processes, Stakeholders. Created a dead page link to Southern Monterey Bay Littoral Cell '''Phase 1 RubyKD'''
 
 
* Fixed some grammar and added links where links were broken or not present in [[Invasive Species of California]]. Added more species to the different groups, and added more information to the existing group. Linked [[Invasive Species of California]] to [[Invasive Invertebrates of the Central Coast]] where necessary. '''Phase 1 AndrewC'''
 
* Fixed some grammar and added links where links were broken or not present in [[Invasive Species of California]]. Added more species to the different groups, and added more information to the existing group. Linked [[Invasive Species of California]] to [[Invasive Invertebrates of the Central Coast]] where necessary. '''Phase 1 AndrewC'''
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* Fixed incorrect information in [[Trout Unlimited]] and fixed several dead links. Removed information I couldn't find a link for ( a specific article citing a specific event). '''Phase 1 AndrewC'''
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* [[Special Status Animals in the Central Coast Region]]. Added proposed/under review species Monarch, Foothill YLF, WPT. '''Phase 1 RKD'''
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* [[Groundwater overdraft in California's Central Coast Region]] - lead-in sentence and added to list. '''Phase 1 StefanieK'''
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* [[Seawater Intrusion in the California Central Coast Region]]- lead-in sentence. '''Phase 1 StefanieK'''
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* [[List of Special Districts in the Monterey Bay Region]] - updated RCD section. '''Phase 1 StefanieK'''
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* [[USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service]] - adding links and updates related to RCDs. '''Phase 1 StefanieK'''
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* [[Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR)]] and [[Elkhorn Slough Foundation (ESF)]] - provided a link to the Elkhorn Slough Final Management Plan. '''Phase 1 RKD'''
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* [[Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District (MPRPD)]] - provided a link to MPRPD Planning and Conservation Documents page. Fixed reference 12 formatting '''Phase 1 RKD'''
  
 
==Pages people are updating in 2018==
 
==Pages people are updating in 2018==

Latest revision as of 18:35, 9 May 2020

This page is a working area for the ENVS 560 class.

Lists to keep up to date

Don't forget to make sure all major 'issue' and 'summary' pages are listed in one of the site Contents pages.

Ideas for the future

New pages & major updates

Fill in pages that have been created on this wiki but are empty or mostly empty

Fill in or create pages regarding key regions or location of interest along the Californian Central Coast

Short, dead-end, and pages with the fewest revisions

A good place to look for pages that could potentially need beefing up is under the Special Pages section of this wiki. Specifically, look under:

  • Short pages
  • Dead-end pages
    • These pages do not link to other pages in the CCoWS Wiki (which is something we want to avoid. We want the wiki pages to be as interconnected as possible). Probably means that these pages are undereveloped, too...
      • It would be wise to look through these and add links to other wikis if applicable.
  • Pages with the fewest revisions
    • Also a good place to look for pages that need some minor to major revisions (for example, the California Natural Resources Agency and California Tiger Salamander, and pages are listed here.)
    • This is also an excellent place to look for pages that could potentially be part of your Phase 1 assignment. Some of these pages appear to be moderately fleshed out but have few revisions

Be wary though, looks like some of these pages could be redirected to other beefed up pages. Use the search bar to make sure you aren't re-writing information that already exists.

Minor to moderate updates

  • A member of the public emailed July 2019 asking that SC Dam be removed from maps of the Carmel Watershed
  • Check what we have on who can hold cons easements (e.g. BSLT has applied to be able to do this)
  • Capture the projects, consultants, and models used in this report on the Carmel Lagoon Ecosystem Protective Barrier
  • Add [1] to firms working in our region. They do hab management for Naval Support Activity Monterey in the dunes area.
  • Add basic disclaimer etc to any wikis lacking it
  • Regional water and Desalination in California's Central Coast Region
    • Balanced view of the current desal options.
    • Decision making process about selecting a desal provider
    • Current thoughts on cost to rate payers
  • Status of county's response to new State Groundwater Monitoring regs. Compare to other parts of the state?
  • Get a list of the planned urban development for the next ten years in the CalAm service area and assess the water consumption of those developments.
  • Follow up on Big Sur Watershed management plan as a case study in that kind of public process...what kinds of projects were implemented or are planned as a result of that document. What is the process for getting improvement projects funded? Does the current watershed management planning process work? What is the status of the Carmel watershed management planning process?
  • Issues around los padres Dam.

Pages people are updating in 2020

Main new contribs in 2020

Sorted by degree of completion of edits & review, so that Fred can keep track of what he needs to look at next:

Minor contribs in 2020

If you make incidental edits not really part of your core Phase 1 or 2 stuff, list them here.

Pages people are updating in 2019

Main new contribs in 2019

Minor contribs in 2019

Pages people are updating in 2018

Main new contribs in 2018

Minor new contribs 2018 (not mandatory, but list 'em here if you make 'em):

Pages people are updating in 2017:

Main new contribs 2017:


  • Phase 3: Nikki reads new pages for grammar and style

Minor new contribs 2017 (not mandatory, but list 'em here if you make 'em):

Pages people updated in 2016:

Main new contribs 2016:

Minor new contribs 2016 (some possibly not listed)

Main new contribs 2015:

Minor new contribs 2015:

..

Updates worked on in 2015:

Links to pages students want Fred to look at soon

Links to what you mostly worked on (2015) and a very brief summary of what you did

Main new contribs 2014:

Minor new contribs 2014:

Updates worked on in 2014:

Leftover ideas after 2014:

  • Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP)
    • Who they are
    • What they do
    • Who are members
    • Student chapter
    • Recent events
  • PG Diversion project & DEIR
  • Hollister Hills - site summary
  • Page on all the water providers in the Monterey Bay Region - the biggies (like Cal Am), and all the teeny weird ones you never heard of (like Seaside Muni). Needs a good set of maps.
  • Other:
    • Water Supply for the Cal Am service area (focus on current impediments to the proposed portfolio approach)
    • Water metering as a means of understanding agricultural water use.
    • Understanding "water policy cycles"---Water supply and Policies that are viable in drought years, but untenable in years of plenty (new big dams in CA, etc).
    • Impacts of the new Salinas River channel maintenance program.
    • Movement toward public takeover of Cal Am water supply system.
    • Is there a physical inventory of extant groundwater resources to fuel existing (or proposed) Fort Ord reuse plans. This could be a close scrutiny of the Monterey Downs EIR.
    • How does the planned desal impact Fort Ord reuse?
    • Potential water use projects that would secure the now tenuous MCWRA rights to about 168,000 af/yr of Salinas Valley water.
    • When new subdivisions are permitted, they must demonstrate a sustainable water supply. Apparently, that approach is flawed, since many areas are in overdraft. What are the minimum criteria for demonstrating "sustainable" water supply and why does it fail in many cases?

Leftover ideas after 2013:

  • CEQA
    • CEQA approaches to each of the main CEQA areas:
      • Visual / aesthetic
      • Transport
      • Wetlands
      • etc.
    • Firms that do CEQA, tabulated by project, role, specialty, client etc.
  • Land use planning in Central Coast
    • County General Plan
    • County Long-Range Development Plan
    • Marina General Plan
    • Seaside General Plan
    • AMBAG Metropolitan Transportation Plan
    • TAMC Regional Transportation Plan
    • Former CA-led County Redevelopment Agencies and new 'Successor' agencies.
    • Fort Ord
      • BRAC / Fort Ord Cleanup
      • History of consistency determinations made with respect to Fort Ord Reuse Plan
  • Viewshed policy (county critical viewshed, approaches taken in CEQA projects)
  • Water rights - How do water rights work?
    • e.g. for projects in CEQA right now (Ferrini, Downs)
  • Drainage studies
    • e.g. Canyon del Rey and current contract to Balance & Whitson
  • Ag Waiver & TMDLs:
    • Can always use more updating with new developments
  • Stakeholder pages:
    • Marina Coast Water District, e.g. its role in Fort Ord re-use
    • MPWMD, e.g. its role in Canyon del Rey drainage study update
    • TAMC
    • AMBAG
  • Specific Watersheds
  • Wildlife:
    • Wildlife habitat corridor planning - State-level efforts, Regional effort led by CalTrans, Local survey led by BSLT, ...

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