Calendar

The acwForum Calendar list includes a variety of acwForum events that are sponsored by or posted by acwForum Members (signatories), and may include volunteer or stewardship opportunities in the watershed, upcoming meetings, workgroup activities, field trips, seminars, etc. All events are oriented to fulfilling the overarching acwForum mission – to improve water-related beneficial issues and resources within the Alameda Creek Watershed. Scroll through the Calendar list for upcoming events or to view completed acwForum Calendar items.

 

Registration Is Open!

Date: 2024-03-25
Location: Online

Registration for the State of the Alameda Creek Watershed Conference is now open!

Don’t delay, register today to hear about the inspiring and interesting work being done in the Alameda Creek watershed. Below, read about the confirmed presentations with more announced soon. If you have an update to share with the group, make sure to sign up for “minute news” when you register.

 

Presentations will include:

Sunol Fish Passage Project on Alameda Creek

Claire Buchanan, Senior Project Manager, California Trout

 

Managing Open Space in Support of Net Zero: A Study of Carbon Sequestration in the SFPUC Alameda Watershed

Scott Simono, Biologist, SFPUC

Ellen Natesan, Planning and Compliance Manager, SFPUC

 

Building Collaboration: Multi-agency & Community Partnerships to Restore & Enhance the Arroyo Las Positas Riparian Corridor in North Livermore

Patti Cole, Community Activist

Leslie Koenig, Wildlife Biologist, Swaim Biological Inc.

 

Comparing past, current, and future stream mapping with flows, state jurisdictions, and changing Alameda County jurisdiction under the Watercourse Protection Ordinance.

Bruce King, President, Friends of San Lorenzo Creek

 

Short and long term response to compost application to recreational parks.

Rebecca Ryals, Associate Professor, Life and Environmental Sciences, UC Merced

 

 

For more information:
Allison Rodacker
[email protected]

Call for Presentations

Date: 2024-03-01
Location: Fremont Downtown Event Center, 3500 Capitol Avenue Fremont, CA 94538

The State of the Alameda Creek Watershed Conference will promote “Working Together to Move Forward,” the collaboration and sharing of information among all stakeholders. The conference will have presentations and “Minute News” to share quick updates (sign up during registration).

Presentations are encouraged from locations in the upper, middle and lower areas of the Alameda Creek Watershed. Presentations can include current and future projects and can address any of the topics below and more!

  • Studies
  • Recent Storm Impacts: positive and challenges
  • Water quality, water levels, drought
  • Vegetation
  • Species
  • Education

To apply, please download the Presentation Proposal Submission Form

Submissions due Friday, March 1, 2024.

We are excited to hear about all the great work being done in the Alameda Creek Watershed!

For more information:
Allison Rodacker
[email protected]

Save the Date for the 2024 State of the Alameda Creek Watershed Conference

Date: 2024-02-20
Location: Fremont Downtown Event Center, 3500 Capitol Avenue Fremont, CA 94538

Information about becoming a conference

sponsor, presenter, and attendee is coming soon!

For more information:
Allison Rodacker
[email protected]

Alameda Creek Watershed Photography Contest Winners Announced!

Date: 2023-05-15
Location: Online

Thank you to everyone who took time exploring the Alameda Creek Watershed for your beautiful photo submissions! In this year’s contest, we received a total of 31 photos that captured the diverse terrain, wildlife, and flora of the watershed in stunning fashion. After deliberation from our judges, our voting panel ultimately narrowed the submissions down to 3 winners.

First place is “Three’s Company” by Sue Griffin.

Second place is “He Wades Alone” by Sue Griffin.

Third place is “Fish Supper” by Christine Wilson.

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s acwForum photo contest and a big thank you to the photo contest sponsor, Horizon Water and Environment, a Montrose Environmental Group company! Winners will receive a $25 Amazon gift card and be announced in the acwForum May e-news, posted on websites, social media and news outlets.

In addition to our three winners, 10 photos were selected by our judges to be displayed at the State of the Alameda Creek Watershed Conference, hosted by the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, on Thursday, May 4th. After receiving votes from the conference attendees, the winner of this year’s “People’s Choice” was “Three’s Company” by Sue Griffin! We’d like to acknowledge the other photos displayed at the conference: “He Wades Alone” (Sue Griffin), “Fish Supper” (Christine Wilson), “Close Encounter” (Christine Wilson), “Niles Cyclists” (Carlos Sempere), “Squirrel on Watch” (Carlos Sempere), “Pacific Lamprey Oral Disc” (Randall Renn), “Cloud Invasion” (Robert Stear), “Out of My Way, My Cubs Are Calling” (Lisa Tarte), and “Pair of Mallards in Reflection” (Paul Kessinger).

 

For more information:
Allison Rodacker
[email protected]

State of the Alameda Creek Watershed Conference

Date: 2023-05-04
Location: Fremont Downtown Event Center, 3500 Capitol Avenue Fremont, CA 94538

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

For more information:
Allison Rodacker
[email protected]