FRC Wraps Up 2011 Grants

In 2011, FRC received grant funding from the Shasta Regional Community Foundation (SRCF, McConnell Fund), the Orvis Company, and the Rose Foundation. We’re proud to report that all of these grants supported successful projects and helped us build capacity as a local organization working to protect the lands, waters, and cultural heritage of the Fall …Read More

Diablo Valley Fly-Fishermen Donate to Protect Fall River

FRC would like to thank the Diablo Valley Fly-Fishermen (DVFF) for their generous donation.  This funding will be used to stop the spread of Eurasian watermilfoil throughout the Fall River.  The money will be matched with additional private individual donations and foundation dollars to help launch a Eurasian Water milfoil Pilot Program targeted for the …Read More

PGE Commits $20k to Fall River Milfoil Management Program

This fall, PGE committed $20k in funding to help launch a pilotprogram that will explore the use of the milfoil weevil as a biological control for EWM. Under their Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hydropower license (FERC project 2687), PGE is required to maintain the structural integrity of the Fall River’s extensive levee system. EWM threatens …Read More

FRC Partners with USDA to Explore Solutions to Milfoil Problem

Over the last year, the Fall River Conservancy has been exploring options for reducing the spread of Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM) throughout the Fall River.  One of these options, utilizing a biological control known as the milfoil weevil, presents a hopeful solution for combatting EWM. FRC is proud to announce a new partnership with the USDA …Read More

Meet Erin Donley: UC Davis Ph.d Program and USDA Fall River Researcher

Dear Fall River Community, My name is Erin Donley. I recently joined the team of researchers at the USDA, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) who are studying the Fall River, its native aquatic life and the invasive plant populations that are currently proliferating in the watershed. The research activities I perform on the Fall River will …Read More

Eurasian Watermilfoil Pilot Program: Question and Answer

The Fall River Resource Conservation District (RCD), the Fall River Conservancy (FRC), and California Trout, are joining forces to implement a pilot program that will help restore wild trout populations and critical habitat conditions in the Fall River by reducing the spread of Eurasian Watermilfoil (EWM), Myriophyllum spicatum. Please find below, answers to key questions …Read More

Restoring the Fall River: Background, Problem, Solution

Click here to donate now:   Or Send Checks To: Fall River Conservancy Gift Processing P.O. Box 395 Fall River Mills 96028   Restoring the Fall River The Fall River originates from California’s largest network of cold-water springs.  In total, the entire system generates approximately 890 million gallons per day—over one million acre feet annually—of …Read More

Eurasian Watermilfoil Pilot Program

Click here to donate now Or Send Checks To: Fall River Conservancy Gift Processing P.O. Box 395 Fall River Mills 96028   We Need Your Help:  Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM) is overtaking the Fall River The Fall River Partnership—Fall River Conservancy, California Trout, and the Fall River Resource Conservation District—have joined forces to develop a viable …Read More

McConnell Fund Commits $23k to Fall River Restoration;

Shasta Regional Community Foundation and McConnell Foundation help protect the Fall River:  The Fall River Conservancy is proud to announce a new partnership with the Shasta Regional Community Foundation (SRCF).  SRCF recently awarded the conservancy $23,000 through the McConnell Fund Community Partners Grant program.  The Fall River Conservancy would like to thank both SRCF and the McConnell Foundation for …Read More