Central Valley - Photo: Peter Thoeny
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Central Valley

California's Central Valley faces a range of environmental issues, including water resources, air pollution, and endangered species protection.  In addition, human health and environmental justice play a large role in developing strategies that will work for all of the region's residents.  Switzer Fellows have been working in the area for decades and lead some of the state's most important efforts to address these pressing issues.

Spotlight on Leadership

Restoring the San Joaquin River

After 60 years, the San Joaquin River again flows to the sea and salmon runs are being restored. But many challenges remain in the river's revival. Featuring Switzer Fellows Peter Vorster and Mark Tompkins. Produced by 2003 Switzer Fellow Jim Downing.Read more >

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