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Public Lands Day 2014

Reclamation’s Northern California Area Office joined the Shasta-Trinity National Forest again to participated in the 21st National Public Lands Day.Over 130 native plants and trees were planted by 32 volunteers at the at the Shasta Lake Fisherman’s Point Day Use Area, in northern California. 

The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office, in celebration of the 21st anniversary of National Public Lands Day, waived day use fees at New Melones Lakeon Saturday, Sept. 27. Reclamation hosted an invasive plant removal and native plant beautification event at the New Melones Lake Recreation Areas.

The Great Sierra River Cleanup event at New Melones Lake on September 20, 2014 was a success! Reclamation paired with the Tuolumne County Resource Conservation District, Tuolumne County Land Trust and the University of California Cooperative Extension to organize the event. Volunteers and employees collected over 2 1/2 tons of trash, recyclables and scrap metal from the shoreline of New Melones Lake.  http://www.usbr.gov/mp/ccao/newmelones/

Reclamation, in partnership with Pleasure Cove Marina, hosting the Fifth Annual C.A.S.T. (Catch a Special Thrill) for Kids Fishing Event on September 13, 2014. The C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation provides children with disabilities or disadvantages an opportunity to experience the sport of fishing. Kids will be partnered with anglers for a morning on beautiful Lake Berryessa. http://www.castforkids.org/

Volunteers and Reclamation staff were out at Lake Berryessa this weekend in honor of California’s Coastal Cleanup Day. Participants at the Pope Creek Site cleared the area of trash - and had some fun while doing it! http://www.usbr.gov/mp/ccao/berryessa/

The Knowledge Stream Summer 2014 Issue - This issue of The Knowledge Stream highlights research aimed at helping Reclamation meet the Nation’s changing energy needs by improving the safety, efficiency, and capacity of our hydroelectric plants. These projects range from detecting cavitation on our turbine runners, to reducing noise at Reclamation’s facilities, to understanding how our facilities are impacted as more wind and solar generation is brought into the power grid. Read the newsletter at: http://www.usbr.gov/research/docs/ks-2014-04.pdf

The Bureau of Reclamation will host a community celebration event on Saturday, September 27, 2014 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of power generation at Glen Canyon Dam. The public is invited to attend the event being held at the dam.

http://www.usbr.gov/uc/feature/gc/50thAnniv/Invitation.pdf

http://www.usbr.gov/uc/rm/crsp/gc/index.html

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