Resources

Sacramento River Basin Watershed Organizations

American Basin Council of Watersheds
http://www.placercountyrcd.org/groups/americanbasin/

American River Parkway Foundation
http://www.arpf.org/

Battle Creek Watershed Conservancy
http://www.battle-creek.net/

Bear Creek Watershed Group
http://www.bearcreekwatershed.com/

Big Chico Creek Watershed Alliance
http://www.bigchicocreek.org

Butte County RCD
http://www.buttecountyrcd.org/

Butte Creek Watershed Conservancy
http://buttecreekwatershed.org/

CABY
http://www.cabyregion.org

Cal Trout
http://www.caltrout.org/

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
http://www.fire.ca.gov/

California Department of Water Resources
http://www.water.ca.gov

California Waterfowl Association
http://www.calwaterfowl.org/

Central Modoc RCD
http://centralmodocrcd.org/

Cow Creek Watershed Management Group
http://www.westernshastarcd.org/cowcreekwg.htm

Deer Creek Watershed Conservancy
http://deercreekconservancy.org/

East Lake RCD
http://www.lakecountyrcds.org/nodes/aboutus/east.htm

Fall River Conservancy
http://fallriverconservancy.org/

Fall River RCD
http://www.carcd.org/directory.php?rcdid=481

Feather River Coordinated Resource Management Program
http://www.feather-river-crm.org/

Friends of Butte Creek
http://www.buttecreek.org/

Goose Lake RCD
http://gooselakebasin.com/glrcd.aspx

Goose Lake Watershed Council
http://gooselakebasin.com/glfwg.aspx

Greater Battle Creek Watershed Working Group
http://www.battle-creek.net/

McCloud River CRMP
http://mccloudrivercrmp.org/

Natural Resource Conservation Servce
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/

Northeastern California Water Association
http://www.norcalwater.org/

Northern California Water Association
http://www.norcalwater.org

Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council
http://www.stewardshipcouncil.org/

PG&E
http://www.pge.com/

Pit River RCD
http://www.pitriveralliance.net/pitrcd/

Pit River Watershed Alliance
http://www.pitriveralliance.net/

Placer County RCD
http://www.placercountyrcd.org

Plumas Watershed Forum
http://www.countyofplumas.com/index.aspx?NID=224

Quincy Library Group
http://www.qlg.org/

Regional Water Authority
http://www.rwah2o.org/rwa/

Resource Advisory Council
http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/rac/nerac.html

Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency
http://www.safca.org/

Sacramento River Conservation Area Forum
http://www.sacramentoriver.org/SRCAF/

Sacramento River Preservation Trust
http://www.sacrivertrust.org/

Sacramento River Watershed Program
http://www.sacriver.org/

Shasta-Trinity National Forest
http://www.fs.fed.us/

Sierra Pacific Industries
http://www.spi-ind.com/

Siskiyou County
http://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/

Sutter RCD
http://scrcd.org/

SYRCL
http://yubariver.org/

Tehama County RCD
http://www.tehamacountyrcd.org/

The Nature Conservancy
http://www.nature.org/

The River Center
http://www.centralmodocrivercenter.org/

The River Exchange
http://www.riverexchange.org/

U.S. Forest Service
http://www.fs.fed.us/

U.S. Bureau of Land Management
http://www.blm.gov

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
http://www.fws.gov/

Water Forum
http://www.waterforum.org/

West Lake RCD
http://www.lakecountyrcds.org/nodes/aboutus/west.htm

Western Shasta RCD
http://www.westernshastarcd.org/

Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
http://www.ycfcwcd.org/

Yuba County RCD
http://www.yolorcd.org

List of Acronyms

303(d) Clean Water Act Section 303(d) List of Impaired Water Bodies
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
BCWC Butte Creek Watershed Conservancy
BCWG Bear Creek Watershed Group
BLM Bureau of Land Management
BMP best management practice
CABY Cosumnes, American, Bear, and Yuba River Collaborative
CAL FIRE California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
CCWMG Cow Creek Watershed Management Group
CCWG Cottonwood Creek Watershed Group
cfs cubic feet per second
CMP Sacramento Coordinated Monitoring Program
CRM Coordinated Resource Management
CRMP Coordinated Resource Management Plan
CSU California State University
DCWC Deer Creek Watershed Conservancy
Delta Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta
DFG California Department of Fish and Game
DFPZ defensible fuel profile zone
DTMC Delta Tributaries Mercury Council
DWR California Department of Water Resources
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
FRCRM Feather River Coordinated Resource Management Program
GIS Geographic Information System
HFQLG Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group
ILRP Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program
IMM Iron Mountain Mine
IRWM Integrated Regional Water Management
LAC Landowner Advisory Committee
MOU memorandum of understanding
NCWA Northern California Water Agency
NECWA Northeastern California Water Association
NGO nongovernment organization
NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service
NTU nephelometric turbidity unit
ORV off-road vehicle
PG&E Pacific Gas and Electric Company
RCD Resource Conservation District
Reclamation U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
RWMG Regional Water Management Group
RWCQB Regional Water Quality Control Board
SAFCA Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency
SRCAF Sacramento River Conservation Area Forum
SRWP Sacramento River Watershed Program
SWAMP Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program
SWCMP Sacramento Watershed Coordinated Monitoring Program
SWRCB State Water Resources Control Board
SYRCL South Yuba River Citizens League
TAC Technical Advisory Committee
TCCA Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority
TMDL total maximum daily load
UC University of California
USACE U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
USFWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
USFS U.S. Forest Service
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
WATERS Watershed Awareness through Education, Recreation, and Stewardship
WHIP Watershed Health Indicators Project