Northern California Tour 2017

  • Water Education Foundation
  • Northern California
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7:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Add to Calendar 10/10/2017 7:30 pm 10/13/2017 6:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Northern California Tour 2017

Explore the Sacramento River and its tributaries through a scenic landscape and learn about the issues associated with a key […]

Sacramento International Airport, 6900 Airport Boulevard, Sacramento, CA, United States Water Education Foundation MM/DD/YYYY
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Sacramento International Airport, 6900 Airport Boulevard, Sacramento, CA
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COST $100-$790

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$100-$790

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Oct. 6, 2017

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Explore the Sacramento River and its tributaries through a scenic landscape and learn about the issues associated with a key source for the state’s water supply during this Water Education Foundation tour. All together, the river and its tributaries supply 35 percent of California’s water and feed into two major projects: the State Water Project and the federal Central Valley Project.

This 3-day, 2-night tour travels the length of the Sacramento Valley, a primary source of water for much of California. Stops include Oroville and Shasta dams, Red Bluff Fish Passage Improvement Project, Feather River Fish Hatchery, Clear Creek restoration site, Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District and Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge. Other highlights include a houseboat cruise on Shasta Lake. Speakers talk about farming, water supply, flood management, groundwater and salmon restoration. The tour begins and ends at Sacramento International Airport.

Experts talk about the history of the Sacramento River as the tour wends through riparian woodland, crop fields and nut orchards. The tour tracks important water issues for farming and environmental uses, visits potential storage sites, discusses innovative programs for flood management, groundwater management and salmon restoration.

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