Sacramento River Basin Watershed Organizations

American Basin Council of Watersheds

American River Parkway Foundation

Battle Creek Watershed Conservancy

Bear Creek Watershed Group

Big Chico Creek Watershed Alliance

Butte County RCD

Butte Creek Watershed Conservancy


Cal Trout

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

California Department of Water Resources

California Waterfowl Association

Central Modoc RCD

Cow Creek Watershed Management Group

Deer Creek Watershed Conservancy

East Lake RCD

Fall River Conservancy

Fall River RCD

Feather River Coordinated Resource Management Program

Friends of Butte Creek

Goose Lake RCD

Goose Lake Watershed Council

Greater Battle Creek Watershed Working Group

McCloud River CRMP

Natural Resource Conservation Servce

Northeastern California Water Association

Northern California Water Association

Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council


Pit River RCD

Pit River Watershed Alliance

Placer County RCD

Plumas Watershed Forum

Quincy Library Group

Regional Water Authority

Resource Advisory Council

Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency

Sacramento River Conservation Area Forum

Sacramento River Preservation Trust

Sacramento River Watershed Program

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Sierra Pacific Industries

Siskiyou County

Sutter RCD


Tehama County RCD

The Nature Conservancy

The River Center

The River Exchange

U.S. Forest Service

U.S. Bureau of Land Management

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Water Forum

West Lake RCD

Western Shasta RCD

Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District

Yuba County RCD

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