Christopher Gardner

CVJV Partners


CVJV Non-governmental Representatives

First Name Last Name Organization Phone
Meghan Hertel Audubon California 916-649-7600
Jake Messerli California Waterfowl Association 916-648-1406
Rachel Zwillinger Defenders of Wildlife 415-686-2233
Jeff McCreary Ducks Unlimited 916-852-2000
Catherine Hickey Point Blue Conservation Science 415-868-0371 x 307
John Carlon River Partners 530-520-3475
Paul Spraycar The Nature Conservancy 916-642-8055
Dave Sutton The Trust for Public Land 415-307-8584

CVJV Agency and Corporate Representatives

First Name Last Name Organization Phone
Karen Buhr CA Assn. of Resource Conservation Districts 916-457-7904
Brad Burkholder CA Department of Fish and Wildlife 916-445-1829
Michael Perrone CA Department of Water Resources 916-376-9788
Kristopher Tjernell CA Natural Resources Agency 916-653-5656
Peter Perrine CA Wildlife Conservation Board 916-445-1109
Mike Best PG&E Company 209-942-1426
Mario Parker US Army Corps of Engineers 916-557-6701
James Weigand US Bureau of Land Management 916-987-4646
Tim Rust US Bureau of Reclamation 916-978-5516
Curt McCasland US Fish and Wildlife Service 916-414-6472
Dean Kwasny USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service 530-792-5648
Tom Kimball US Geological Survey 916-278-9484



The CVJV partnership has earned an impressive record of accomplishment since its inception in 1988, and is making great progress towards meeting the objectives identified in its 2006 Implementation Plan.

Around the Valley

Follow these links to learn about some of the important bird conservation work happening in California's Central Valley.