Final Watershed Witness Tours of the 2010s:
Sept 20-22, 2019
Below the surface in San Francisco, past the Pulgas Water Temple, the lower foothill reservoirs and aqueducts, swimming at Rainbow Natural Pool, camping outside Yosemite National Park near Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, and a seasonal visit to Tuolumne Meadows at 8,600ft in the high Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Lower Bear Reservoir
Aug 30-Sept 1, 2019
Explore our local East Bay creeks and reservoirs, cross the fertile valley to Pirates Lair Cafe, check out swim spots along the Mokelumne and Cosumnes Rivers, visit the Camanche Fish Hatchery, party at Pardee Reservoir, then camp at Lower Bear River Reservoir, with explorations of the Mokelumne Wilderness.
San Pablo/Briones Reservoir Boat Toar
Oct 20, 2019 ~ 4 hrs
San Pablo and Briones Reservoirs, tucked above the Berkeley hills, hold back-up drinking waters brought via aqueduct from the mountains. A bird abundance awaits us as we travel by boat to the mouth of San Pablo Creek, hike up the steep spillway for an upper reservoir Briones picnic, then return by boat before dusk.