The Sierra National Forest’s Bass Lake Ranger District was given Regional and National direction to restore watersheds to normal function, and one step in this process was to update the out-of-date Willow Creek Watershed Analysis. This project was utilized as a collaborative opportunity to better engage the community and bring stakeholders together to discuss their visions and priorities for this watershed and to engage them in the process. The participation level was impressive, with between 20 and 50 participants at each meeting and field trip. The deliverables of this effort were:
The Addendum to the 1995 Willow Creek Landscape Analysis developed by the Willow Creek Planning Collaborative can be found, as well as the Forest Service Letter of introduction to the Addendum, through the Supporting Background Documents link below.
The Bass Lake Ranger District is currently working with this group directly as future opportunities for collaborative planning in the Willow Creek watershed aris. If you want to be put on the mailing list for future communications about projects or events in the Willow Creek watershed, please contact Aimee Smith at ( email@example.com )or at (559)877-2218 ext. 3151.
Please follow the links in the subpages listed below to access Additional Resources and Research, Meeting Agendas and Notes, and Support Background Documents that relate specifically to the Collaborative.