Who’s Who in the Feather River Watershed (pdf)
Plumas National Forest
Tahoe National Forest
Lassen National Forest
The Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council (Stewardship Council) was established in 2004 following the settlement of PG&E’s bankruptcy and is responsible for the disposition and conservation of PG&E’s watershed lands. There are a number of planning units in the Feather River region. More information on the Stewardship Council and the Feather River planning units is available on the Stewardship Council website.
Almanor Basin Watershed Advisory Committee
The Almanor Basin Watershed Advisory Committee (ABWAC) was created by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to address water quality, land use, and critical habitat issues in the Lake Almanor Basin. The Committee was dissolved in 2013.
Feather River Land Trust
The mission of the Feather River Land Trust is to conserve, restore and manage land in the Feather River region in cooperation with willing landowners for the benefit of current and future generations.
Feather River Resource Conservation District
The mission of the Feather River Resource Conservation District is to advocate resource conservation through education and collaborative efforts with willing landowners and organizations that promote economic and ecological sustainability.
Mountain Meadows Conservancy
The mission of the Mountain Meadows Conservancy is to conserve and enhance the natural beauty and environmental health of the Mountain Meadows watershed; protect its significant Mountain Maidu burial and cultural sites; and provide recreation and public access for generations to come.
Project 2105 Committee
The 2105 Committee was created by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors with citizens from the Lake Almanor area who are working to ensure that the new Federal Energy Regulatory Commission license for PG&E’s Upper North Fork Feather River hydroelectric project contains provisions that recognizes the importance of the project, and in particular the lake, to the Lake Almanor area.
Sierra Institute for Community and Environment
The Sierra Institute for Community and Environment works with rural communities to advance rural community wellbeing and sustainable ecosystems.
Sierra Valley Resource Conservation District
The Sierra Valley Resource Conservation District serves residents and the natural resources within the district encompassing Plumas, Sierra and Lassen Counties, to conserve and protect natural resources.
U.C. Davis – California Hydrologic Research Laboratory
The Hydrologic Research Laboratory, within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California-Davis, focuses on modeling hydrologic and environmental processes at hillslope scale, watershed scale, regional scale, and global scale.
Upper Feather River Watershed Group
The Upper Feather River Watershed Group is a nonprofit group of agriculture interests and operators in the upper Feather Riverwatershed region including Sierra Valley, American Valley, Indian Valley, Mohawk Valley, and other areas of Plumas and SierraCounties. The Upper Feather River Watershed Group offers individual irrigators and operators the opportunity to work together as a coalition to address water quality issues pertaining to agricultural discharges. The group works closely with the Plumas-Sierra County University of California Cooperative Extension to monitor area creeks and streams to determine the effects, if any, of local agriculture and rural communities on waters flowing into the Feather River tributaries.