Volunteers are needed to assist with hook and line surveys of fish from Lake Clementine (between Auburn and Foresthill). The fish caught will be part of a study of the mercury content in the fish.
August 7-9: Lake Clementine - Boat in Camping
August 14-16: Lake Clementine - Boat in Camping
For more information on the mercury studies please see the Sierra Fund's Angler Survey.
South Fork Kings River Clean Up Dates remaining are on July 11, Aug. 8 and Sept 12. The Sept. 12 is part of the Great Sierra River Clean Up. During the July trip we will also be monitoring clarity of Hume Lake with a Secchi Disc as part of the National Secchi Dip In.
See Press Release for more details pm the clean ups here: 2015 Kings River Clean Up Dates | Friends of the South Fork Kings
Trout Unlimited in California is making some changes and you are involved. My name is Dustin Rocksvold and I am the President of the Sac-Sierra Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Sac-Sierra TU is one of 11 chapters located in California working to Protect, Reconnect and Restore our natural heritage and cold water fishing opportunities.
Trout Unlimited in California has almost 10,000 members, but not all of them were assigned to a local chapter. TU volunteers in California working with TU's professional staff have re-aligned chapter boundaries so that ALL TU members are part of a local or regional chapter. You are receiving this message because you are now a member of the Sac-Sierra Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Welcome! Sac-Sierra TU is focused on Protecting, Reconnecting and Restoring the cold water fisheries of the Western Sierra Nevada.
Do you love salmon and steelhead? Interested in getting your hands dirty and working on a stream bank stabilization project? Want to learn more about Sac-Sierra and how you can help? Contact Kevin Mather at for more information or go to http://www.sac-sierratu.org/volunteer-opportunities.
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The presence of the New Zealand mudsnail is a threat to the Malibu Creek watershed's biological health. Learn what steps to take to reduce the risk of the snail's spreading. This Public Service Announcement video was produced with assistance from Heal the Bay.
Volunteers are needed on Saturday, December 13th to assist Sac-Sierra Trout Unlimited with the second phase of our stream bank stabilization and erosion control project on Secret Ravine in Roseville. Volunteers will help install erosion control netting, seed the work area with native grasses and plants and cover the work site with native straw to minimize runoff.
When: Saturday December 13th
Time: 9:00 - 1:00 Lunch and drinks will be provided
Bring: Work gloves, boots, long-handled pruners, rakes.
Where: Meet at 8:30 am at the Viola Way access to the bike trail.
For more information please email Kevin Mather at
The salmon are in!! Come help them with their new digs!
Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) introduced the Mokelumne Wild and Scenic bill (SB 1199) in April. This is an opportune time for TU to come in and rally support to protect the proposed 37 miles of river between Salt Springs and Pardee.
The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors recently unanimously voted in support of the bill, and now efforts are focused on getting the support of EBMUD.
There is an upcoming meeting at EBMUD Tuesday May 13th at 1 pm in Oakland. I know it's in the middle of the day, but if any of you or anyone from your chapters could attend and perhaps speak as a representative of the the "sportsmens" voice, that would be great!
Amador Flyfishers and Sac-Sierra Trout Unlimited members came together for a cleanup day along the Mokelumne River below Electra Powerhouse on Saturday May 3rd. I would like to thank the following individuals for showing up and lending a hand: Chris Bennett of PG&E, Charlie and Catherine Moore, Cindy Rocksvold, Brian Guina, Reese Orlander, John Woodward and Rich McCurdy.
Mokelumne River Cleanup
Start: Sat. 3 May, 2014 9:00 am
End: Sat. 3 May, 2014 4:00 pm
The Amador Flyfishers and the Sac-Sierra Chapter of Trout Unlimited are holding cleanup day along Electra Road in Jackson.
We will be meeting at the parking lot at the end of Electra Road at 9:00 AM.
PG&E and Upcountry Web Services are sponsoring the cleanup.
Lunch and drinking water will be provided.
Please register through the website or contact Dustin Rocksvold at 209-295-7551.
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From time to time Sac-Sierra TU volntueers perform, or participate in, various cleanup events. Some examples have included locations on the American River, Arcade Creek, Kings River and Mokelumne River.
We provide pickup tools, bags, and bottled water for everyone. Bring your mud shoes and a smile!
Sign up for the mailing list by completing the form here. Your name and email address will be added to the groups that you select.
You may select as many as you like, but if you are interested in helping with cleanups, make sure you check that box.