Forests: A Resource that Must Be Managed – Watersheds, Water Supplies and Resilience

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9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Add to Calendar 10/04/2019 9:00 am 10/04/2019 4:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Forests: A Resource that Must Be Managed – Watersheds, Water Supplies and Resilience

ACWA Region 3 is hosting a forest management and headwaters resilience programs overview spearheaded by Region 3 member agencies, followed […]

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ACWA Region 3 is hosting a forest management and headwaters resilience programs overview spearheaded by Region 3 member agencies, followed by a forest management tour at NID’s Scotts Flat Reservoir and a USFS Prescribed burn tour at Alpha Omega.

FOREST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Discover the efforts of Region 3 water agencies to improve the health of the watersheds, protect water supplies, and support headwaters resilience. Projects highlighted during this program include NID’s Wildland/Urban Interface projects and their partnership with the Sierra Nevada Conservancy for headwaters resiliency & forest health, PCWA’s climate downscaling and USFS partnership related to French Meadows Reservoir, EID’s watershed management on the lands surrounding Jenkinson Lake/Sly Park Reservoir and their USFS partnership for 8,800 acres of prescribed burning in the Caples Watershed.

TOUR OF SCOTTS FLAT RESERVOIR & ALPHA OMEGA
Upon completion of the morning program, attendees will board a bus for lunch and a 3 hour tour experience; including:

  • BBQ lunch at the Ditch Tender House on scenic Scotts Flat Reservoir
  • Fire fuels reduction projects, forest thinning practices, forest demonstration plot, power line clearing, and campground hazard fuel removal
  • Powerhouse at Scotts Flat Reservoir
  • USFS prescribed burns at Alpha Omega

Participants must sign ACWA’s Voluntary Release and Waiver, available at www.acwa.com

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