The Conservancy’s Mission

The San Joaquin River Conservancy is a regionally governed agency created to develop and manage the San Joaquin River Parkway, a planned 22-mile natural and recreational area in the floodplain extending from Friant Dam to Highway 99. The Conservancy’s mission includes acquiring approximately 5,900 acres from willing sellers; developing, operating, and managing those lands for public access and recreation; and protecting, enhancing, and restoring riparian and floodplain habitat.


San Joaquin River Conservancy Act

San Joaquin River Parkway Master Plan



Employment Opportunity

The San Joaquin River Conservancy is accepting applications for the Executive Officer position.

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Notice of Intent to Certify a Final Environmental Impact Report and Notice of Public Hearing

Pursuant to California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15089, the San Joaquin River Conservancy (SJRC), as Lead Agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) provides notice that it has completed a Final Environmental Impact Report (Final EIR) for the San Joaquin River Parkway Master Plan Update. A copy of the Final EIR is also available for review at San Joaquin River Conservancy Office, 5469 E. Olive Avenue, Fresno, CA 93727.

The certification of the Final EIR and approval of the Master Plan Update are scheduled for consideration at the April 11, 2018, SJRC board meeting. The meeting will be held at Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District Board Room located at 5469 E. Olive Avenue, Fresno, CA 93727 at 10:00 a.m. The agenda and any updates will be posted here.

If you have any questions, or would like a CD of the Final EIR mailed to you, please contact Jasanjit Bains at (559) 253-7324 or

Sycamore Island is now open for the 2018 season. For more information, please visit the Sycamore Island Facebook page or call (559) 801-8690.


Governor Brown has declared a drought State of Emergency