Marsh Wren Marsh Wren
Photo Credit: Tom Grey


CVJV staff is responsible for coordinating and facilitating actions and partner projects within the joint venture administrative boundary.

Central Valley Joint Venture Office

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2800 Cottage Way, Suite W-1916
Sacramento CA 95825
(916) 414-6512 fax

Please direct your inquiries to the one of the following Central Valley Joint Venture staff:

Mike Dunphy, Coordinator
(916) 414-6459

Ruth Ostroff, Assistant Coordinator
(916) 414-6460

Greg Yarris, Science Coordinator
(916) 414-6458


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.