Know Your Watershed Week, April 28-May 6

March 26, 2018 – The Wolf Creek Community Alliance presents the first annual Know Your Watershed Week to celebrate the Yuba, Bear, and American River watersheds with activities hosted by 20 organizations from April 28 – May 6. Throughout the week, adults and children will have many opportunities to learn about the watershed they live in, get to know the many organizations that support watershed conservation, and have an enjoyable outdoor experience in that watershed.

Visit our website which has an interactive map to explore the three watersheds, a Calendar of Events and Happenings, along with fun and informative Watershed information, at www.knowyourwatershed.org. Events take place in Auburn, Colfax, Coloma, Grass Valley, Nevada City, North San Juan, Placerville and the beautiful parts in between.

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Activities include: cool school programs and events hosted by South Yuba River Citizens League, Bear Yuba Land Trust, Sierra Streams Institute, Placer Nature Center, Grass Valley Charter School and Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning, as well as public wildflower and bird walks, lots of hikes, a Salmon Run, bio blitzes, a benefit dinner and dance for the Bear River Legal Defense Team, open house at Sierra Streams Institute’s new nature center, chalk art, poetry and outdoor painting events, restoration activities, trail building, and many other opportunities to learn about or help the watersheds, animals, and people in them.

Participating Organizations and schools to date are: American River Conservancy, American River Institute, American Rivers, Bear Yuba Land Trust, Grass Valley Charter School, Placer Land Trust, Placer Nature Center, California Native Plant Society: Redbud Chapter, Save the Bear River, Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning, Sierra Foothills Audubon, Woolman at Sierra Friends Center, Sierra Land Trust, Sierra Fund, Sierra Streams Institute, South Yuba River Citizens League, South Yuba River Park Association, Three Forks Bakery and Brewing Company, Wolf Creek Community Alliance, and the Yuba Watershed Institute.

To learn more about this event go to http://www.knowyourwatershed.org or contact Know Your Watershed Week Coordinator Josie Crawford at wolfcreekcomm@gmail.com; phone: (530) 268-1474

This event is hosted by the Wolf Creek Community Alliance.