CALENDAR

The acwForum Calendar list includes a variety of acwForum events that are sponsored by or posted by acwForum Members (signatories), and may include volunteer or stewardship opportunities in the watershed, upcoming meetings, workgroup activities, field trips, seminars, etc. All events are oriented to fulfilling the overarching acwForum mission - to improve water-related beneficial issues and resources within the Alameda Creek Watershed. Scroll through the Calendar list for upcoming events or to view completed acwForum Calendar items.

STATE OF THE WATERSHED
2016-10-25
Fremont Teen Center - 39770 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont

The Alameda Creek Watershed Forum presents
 the STATE OF THE WATERSHED

 Join us for the new annual autumn conference, featuring presentations, updates, and networking opportunities with colleagues and parter agencies. Topics include:

 Watershed Report Card
---Lastest information on Toxic Algae - Regional Water Quality Control Board
---Fisheries and fish passage projects

Planning and Implementation
---A planning medley - Alameda County Flood Control & Water Conservation District
---Updates on Calaveras Dam construction and the Alameda Creek Diversion Dam Fish Ladder - San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
---Medeiros Parkway floodplain stream restoration project - Zone 7 Water Agency
---Living Arroyos stewardship program - Livermore Area Recreation and Parks Department with Zone 7 Water Agency
---Niles Cone Groundwater Basin management - Alameda County Water District

5-minute News
Participants have the opportunity to share brief updates and announcements with conference attendees. Reserve your 5 minutes! Contact: Leslie Perry - leslie perry@waterboards.ca.gov 
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Morning coffee and lunch provided with registration. 

 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES! Host an information table at the event as a valued lunch sponsor. Sponsor levels:
1. Creek Sponsor $25 - Named on all printed conference materials.
2. Stream Sponsor $75 - Named on all printed conference materials AND - One table for flyers and information in conference room/sponsor hall.
3. Watershed Sponsor $200 - Named on all printed conference materials AND - TWO tables for project display and information in conference room/sponsor hall.
4. Distinguished acwForum Sponsor $500 - All of the above PLUS - Lunchtime presentation on a recent project and/or to market your organization.

Sponsorship questions? Contact: Ian Howell - ian.howell@acrcd.org 
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Ian Howell, ian.howell@acrcd.org

Creek Cleanup Day
2016-09-17
Lower Niles Canyon

Alameda Creek Alliance is hosting a creek cleanup at their adopted spot in lower Niles Canyon on Saturday, September 17 as part of Coastal Cleanup Day. More info at http://www.alamedacreek.org/upcoming-events/events.php.

Ralph Boniello, ralph@alamedacreek.org

Tri-Valley Creeks to Bay Clean-up
2016-09-17
Livermore

Volunteers Needed!

Please see the attached flyer and news release for the 5th annual Tri-Valley Creeks to Bay Clean-up on Saturday, September 17th from 8:00 to 12:00 noon. The Clean-up event is part of Coastal Cleanup Day which is the largest statewide and international effort to clean trash and debris from our waterways....

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Lynna Allen, lallen@cityoflivermore.net

Watershed Day at the Capitol!
2016-04-27
Cal-EPA, Sacramento

Watershed Day is a great opportunity to learn about the political climate regarding the future of watershed restoration in California. It also provides a forum for watershed practitioners and restorationists to meet with their Legislators and let them know that it pays to invest in community-based watershed management.

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California Watershed Network,

Community Stewardship Grant Program
2016-04-14
Alameda County

Alameda County, CA—The Clean Water Program is seeking applications for the 2016 Community Stewardship Grant (CSG) program. Deadline for submissions is April 14, 2016. The application packet can be downloaded at www cleanwaterprogram.org/grants.


The Community Stewardship Grant program facilitates community-based actions that enhance and protect the health of local waterways. Proposed projects must be aimed at stormwater pollution prevention in Alameda County and contain a community or public outreach element. Grants are awarded between $1,000 and $5,000 per project. Total available budget is $25,000. 

Contact: Jim Scanlin, Clean Water Program

Clean Water Program, (510) 670-6548