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SRWP eNewsletter - November 2007

Nov 1, 2007
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November 2007
eNewsletter from Sacramento River Watershed Program
In This Issue
SRWP Annual Meeting
SRWP is Hiring
Watershed Tools
Quick Links
Join Our Mailing List
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Welcome to Waterways, Sacramento River Watershed Program's (SRWP) new monthly eNewsletter!  We are excited about taking our newsletter online and sharing information with you on a more regular basis!
We hope you enjoy the newsletter and will take a few minutes to answer a quick seven question survey to help make SRWP even more effective.  One random entry will receive a $50 gift certificate to REI! 
SRWP Annual Stakeholders Meetingnetworking
Join Us!
Wednesday, 11/7
9 AM - 2:30 PM
Maxwell Inn
81 Oak Street
Maxwell, CA


  • Hear about the Integrated Regional Water Management Planning (IRWMP) efforts occuring in the Sacramento River Watershed
  • Get an update from Congresswoman Matsui's office regarding the Farm Bill and listing of the Sacramento River Watershed as a national priority
  • Learn about the development of a new Statewide Watershed Program
  • Get updates on SRWP activities
  • Share your ideas on how to build a stronger network in the Sacramento River Watershed

Participants will receive a free poster map of the Sacramento River Watershed.  Breakfast and buffet lunch is available for $15 with advanced registration.



SRWP is Hiring!
 We're Hiring

Watershed Resource Specialist


SRWP is seeking a Watershed Resource Specialist to help implement projects and provide assistance with public outreach and organizational support.  This is a great opportunity to work with an 11-year old nonprofit dedicated to watershed stewardship.  The right person will join a small team of passionate people working hard to build a better network and stronger voice for the Sacramento River Watershed. 


View Watershed Resource Specialist Job Announcement


Grant Manager / Bookkeeper


SRWP is also seeking an individual to provide part-time assistance with grant management and bookkeeping.  The right person will be experienced with QuickBooks and enjoy number crunching!


View Grant Manager / Bookkeeper Job Announcement

Tabloid CoverTake a Journey through the Sacramento River Watershed

Did you catch your copy of

A Journey through the Sacramento River Watershed in the October 13th edition of the Sacramento Bee?  SRWP partnered with the Sacramento Stormwater Quality Partnership, Department of Water Resources, Department of Health Services, and Sacramento Bee to produce the 16-page newspaper insert.  The newspaper includes great information about our watershed for both kids and adults!  In addition to the 278,369 Sacramento Bee readers, 710 teachers and 28,400 students received the newspaper insert as part of the Newspaper in Education Program


Missed your copy?  No worries, contact us to request copies for yourself and to share with others.  Extra copies will also be available at the SRWP Annual Stakeholders Meeting!  A PDF version will also be posted on the SRWP website soon!


Special thanks to Intel Corporation for their generous grant to make this fantastic project a reality! 

Watershed Tools Available
Sacramento Watershed Information Module (SWIM)

SWIM is a "virtual library" and resource tool, which will eventually house a wide variety of watershed-related information for the Sacramento River Basin including assessments, management plans, maps, photographs, data, and more.   Currently, users can view and print custom maps for their home watershed.  Recent updates to SWIM include water quality, soils, and endangered species data.  You can also browse and print custom maps of public and private grazing lands, Sacramento River farmlands; and see what CalFire predicts for the footprint of development 50 years into the future!


Dive in to SWIM!


Online Permitting Guide


Are you planning a restoration project, but need assistance with permitting?  Check out the Online Permitting Guide for help.  The guide can help direct you to the applicable permits for your project and includes links for more information directly from the regulating agencies.


Check out the Online Permitting Guide

Only Rain Down the Storm Drain
and Other Important MessagesCity of Redding
Thanks to the City of Redding, a public service announcement on stormwater pollution recently ran on TV sets throughout Northern California.  Similar messages are shown on News10 in Sacramento with the help of anchor, Jennifer Smith, and a variety of partners.  Click here to watch all of the PSAs!  Contact us for information on how you can share your watershed message on TV with SRWP.
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Since 1996, SRWP has been working hard to help sustain, restore, and enhance our watershed's resources while promoting our long-term social and economic vitality.  We do this by conducting watershed monitoring activities, providing outreach and education, and offering support to partners throughout the entire 27,000 square mile watershed-from the Oregon border to the Delta.  To learn more, visit the Sacramento River Watershed Program.

We Want to Hear from You!
In an effort to improve our services, we want to hear from you!  Please take a few minutes to answer a quick seven question survey.  One random entry will receive a $50 gift card to REI!


Keeping it healthy,

Sacramento River Watershed Program

Help Keep Sacramento River Watershed Healthy!
Click here to become a member of SRWP or to make a special contribution!  All new members will receive a great poster map of the Sacramento River Watershed!
and get a free poster map of the Sacramento River Watershed!