Events and Activities
Forestry Management Field Tours!
There will be two field tours (both Shasta and Central Sierra) highlighting the development of a family-owned forest management plan. Tours will teach field forestry practices as well as various programs available to encourage forest management. Topics to be discussed include developing a forest management plan, Working with a registered professional forester (RPF), Fuels reduction, Insects and disease, and Cost-sharing.
Dates: June 3 & 10, 2015
9:00 AM—11:00 AM
Place: Camp McCumber, 35440 Deer Flat Road, Shingletown, CA 96088 & Blodgett Forest Research Station, University of California Center for Forestry, 4501 Blodgett Forest Road, Georgetown, CA 95634.
RSVP by email to Richard B. Standiford at [email protected]
Celebrate National Trails Day with Placer Land Trust and the American Hiking Society!
Placer Land Trust will be hosting a day of activities to celebrate nature trails, as well as the completion of their Recreation Campaign which raised almost $750,000 towards a 50-mile continuous public trail system connecting multiple PLT preserves and Hidden Falls Regional Park, to open in upcoming years.
Dates: June 6, 2015
7:30 AM—12:30 PM
Place: PLT's Big Hill Preserve
For more information and to register, click here! or call Kara at 530-887-9222.
Wild for the Yuba!
The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) seeks 50 volunteers for the Wild for the Yuba party! Volunteers will receive free access to the event, including local wine and brew tasting and a live show by heavy horn and funky soul band Mojo Green!
Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Place: 12075 Auburn Road, Grass Valley
Price: Free for volunteers!
To register for the Symposium, click here
Questions? Email Jenn Tamo or call 530-265-5961
Job Announcements & Volunteer Opportunities
Associate Director: Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour!
The South Yuba River Citizens League seeks an Associate Director to lead and manage the Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour (WSFF On Tour) program.
Now in its 9th year, WSFF On Tour provides a turn-key fundraiser, membership drive, and awareness-building event to other organizations offering a selection
of films from SYRCL’s annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, held in Nevada City and Grass Valley CA.
Full job descriptions and application info here.
River Education Coordinator!
The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), a watershed conservation organization, is located in Nevada City, CA. SYRCL’s River Education Program aims to educate people of all ages to be informed and passionate stewards and lifelong advocates of the Yuba River watershed.
The River Education Coordinator will be responsible for implementing all of SYRCL’s current education programs, developing new programs, and assisting with fundraising to sustain the education program.
Job description and application info here.
Submit your cover letter and resume electronically to Rachel Hutchinson, River Science Director. No phone calls, please!
Recommendations for Preventing and Resolving Groundwater Conflicts: Stanford Law School
A new report from Stanford University’s "Water in the West" explores ideas for preventing or resolving potential groundwater disputes in California. The report looks at conflicts that may arise from the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014. There is also a list of findings, including clarifying groundwater property rights, that could resolve problems.
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and Proposition 1 Public Workshop
The State Water Board, Division of Financial Assistance, invites you to the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) and Proposition 1 Public Workshop to be held at three California locations in June 2015.
The three public workshops will provide State Water Board staff with an opportunity to answer questions and receive comments on the Draft SFY 2015-16 DWSRF IUP and the proposed Proposition 1 guidelines, which are posted online here.
The workshops will be held in Rancho Cordova on June 22, Fresno on June 25, and Riverside on June 29th. More information here.
To sign up for any of the 3 workshops, please visit the Rancho Cordova, Fresno, or Riverside registration sites.