ASRA Canyon Keepers
The purpose of the
Auburn State Recreation Area (ASRA) Canyon Keepers is to maximize
the enjoyment, knowledge and safety of people who use the North
and Middle Forks of the American River Canyon within the boundaries
of the Auburn State Recreation Area. We conduct a volunteer docent
program for the North and Middle Forks of the American River.
Sierra Nevada Alliance
of grass-roots and other regional organizations working on environmental
issues and community-building in the Sierra. Latest newsletter features
articles on watershed restoration.
Friends of the River
the River preserves, protects, and restores rivers, streams, and
their watersheds in California through public education, citizen
activist training and organizing, and expert advocacy to influence
Of The River
The Sierra Club
The Sierra Club is
a non-profit member-supported, public interest organization that
promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing
public policy decisions - legislative, administrative, legal,
Load Chapter - Placer Group - Local Group
Club - National
Placer Nature Center
education, Placer Nature Center awakens a sense of curiosity,
discovery and wonder about the world in which we live. Programs
offered help us understand that our daily choices impact our ecological,
social and economic well-being. Among the programs offered at
Placer Nature Center is watershed education. A miniature model
of our own local watershed helps us understand how all things
are linked by common water sources - how our actions can directly
affect our own drinking water and the importance of protecting
this valuable natural resource. This is essential because a healthy
world means the world to us all!
Save Auburn Ravine Salmon
and Steelhead (SARSAS)
Save Auburn Ravine
Salmon and Steelhead's goal is to return salmon and steelhead
to the entire length of the Auburn Ravine. SARSAS is a non-profit
organization that works collaboratively with students, water agencies,
local governments, landowners, and other environmental groups.
To restore salmon and steelhead runs, SARSAS forms citizen stream
teams to monitor, maintain and enhance Auburn Ravine habitat for
Web: Save Auburn
Ravine Salmon and Steelhead
South Yuba River Citizens
The South Yuba River
Citizens League is a community-based educational non-profit organization
committed to the protection and preservation of the entire Yuba
Yuba River Citizens League
The All-Outdoors Whitewater
Rafting California River Blog
Our goal is to provide
accurate information to people interested in keeping updated on
the proposed Auburn Dam project. Through the utilization of 'blogs'
we are hoping to encourage communication and varying perspectives
on the pertinent issues.
archive for the 'River Conservation and California Water Politics'
A community of California
river rafting, kayaking, canoeing and river boarding enthusiasts.
- California Floaters Society
This site has been
built to serve as an educational and informational resource for
guests, guides and the general whitewater rafting community about
whitewater rafting on California's American Rivers.
YubaNet is a "post-it-yourself"
community/regional web site for the Gold Country and the Northern
Get Off Your Gass
The purpose of Get
Off Your Gass is to promote hiking on the Georgetown Divide. What
is the Georgetown Divide? The area between the Middle & South
Fork of the American River.The website includes Trail Descriptions
so you can get started hiking on your own on the Divide; A Hiking
Schedule so you can find out about organized hikes on the Divide;
and information about the book Georgetown Hiking Trails.
Sierra Digital Services
To see a photo gallery
of the American River Confluence, visit Sierra Digital Services.
by former ASRA
Ranger Jordan Fisher Smith about the American River
Writer Jordan Fisher
Smith worked as a ranger in the Sierra Nevada, the Grand Tetons,
and Alaska. But he found the greatest adventure of his life when
he took a job watching over forty-eight miles of the American
River canyons long condemned to be inundated by the Auburn Dam.
Says Mike Davis "...this astonishing book, with its brilliant
interweaving of murder, irony and natural history, invents a new
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