Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Know Your Watershed Kick-off Event

March 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free but donations welcome


This event kicks off the month long celebration of the Yuba, Bear and American River watersheds with a Nisenan Blessing, Neena McNair Family Singers praying and singing with the Mother Drum. Learn about watersheds from many of our collaborating organizations at display booths. Discover plants and animals of this watershed at our Bear River Bio-Blitz or afternoon hike! Children’s activities and music by Riparia. Join us for a picnic at noon after the bio-blitz.

10:00 am-12:00 pm  Bio-Blitz training and field bioblitz biological inventory of Bear River at this site. Rick Ramos leads with several experts in plants, birds, other animal types. Come as a participant or learn how to lead a bio-blitz of your own!

11:00 am-3:00pm    Nonprofits from all watersheds will highlight events in April, show what they do and discuss watershed issues

11:00-2:00 pm         The Neena McNair Family Singers will be praying and singing with the Mother Drum

11:00- 2:30 pm         Gold Country Fly Fishers will have a hands on aquatic bug tank and identification for kids and adult’s, and also they will have practice fly rods, and casting instructions.

Nisenan Blessing

NOON            Bring your picnic lunch, blanket and or chairs and join your neighbors and friends at the riverside.

1:45-2:15        Water Quality Monitoring Demonstration from Wolf Creek Alliance and Sierra Streams Institute.

Music by Riparia

2:30-3:30      Hike the Bear River Campground trail network, with Richard Marks and Kristen Hein Strohm, maintained by Meadow Vista Trail Assoc.

4 pm               Riverside activities end, and the Kickoff Celebration moves to the Sierra Vista Community Center…



March 31, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free but donations welcome
Event Categories:
, , , , , , , , , ,
Event Tags:
, , , , ,


Josie Crawford
Otis Wollan
Becca Warner


Bear River Campground, Day Use Area
2500 Campground Road
Colfax, CA 95713 United States
+ Google Map
+1 (530) 886-4901