Admin Measure Summary
- Chapter 4
- Delta Ecosystem
- Primary Agencies
The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) submits amendments of the Suisun Marsh Protection Plan to the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) for consistency review.
The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) is responsible for protecting Suisun Marsh through the San Francisco Bay Plan and is developing regional strategies to address the impacts of sea level rise and climate change. BCDC provides special protection of the Suisun Marsh under the Suisun Marsh Preservation Act through the Suisun Marsh Protection Plan.
The Suisun Marsh Protection Plan and the Suisun Marsh Local Protection Program are being amended to address climate change and rising sea level.
The 2014 Suisun Marsh Habitat Management, Preservation, and Restoration Plan is developed by the Suisun Marsh Principal Agencies and is a 30-year habitat restoration and enhancement framework intended to balance the benefits of tidal wetland restoration and managed wetland enhancements.
Delta Plan Strategy
Protect Land for Restoration and Safeguard Against Land Loss
Delta Plan Recommendation
ER R5. Update the Suisun Marsh Protection Plan. The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission should update the Suisun Marsh Protection Plan to adapt to sea level rise and ensure consistency with the Suisun Marsh Preservation Act, the Delta Reform Act, and the Delta Plan, and support local government and districts with jurisdiction in the Suisun Marsh in amending their components of the Suisun Marsh Local Protection Program accordingly.