Upper Sacramento Watershed Assessment Project

After several years of hard work by a diverse and dedicated Steering Committee of watershed stakeholders, The River Exchange completed the Upper Sacramento Watershed Assessment (USWA) in 2010. The USWA compiled existing information on the physical, biological and ecological state of the watershed including its human communities, dominant land uses, and condition of its resources and ecosystems. Additionally, the USWA incorporates some analysis of existing data as well as some geospatial modeling to help identify and prioritize key areas of interest and potential future issues in the watershed. The assessment was compiled with help from consulting firms North State Resources, Lee Benda and Associates, and ICF Jones and Stokes. The project was funded by a grant through the DWR California Bay-Delta Program. Digital copies of the Watershed Assessment are available on CD by calling the River Exchange office, or by downloading the report in pdf format here.