Fri, 04 Oct 2019 16:00:00 GMT–Fri, 04 Oct 2019 23:30:00 GMT
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