Bear River

Funded by a grant from the California Natural Resources Agency, this Environmental Enhancement Mitigation Program grant will focus on the community of Plumas Lake in Yuba County to create a multi-use trail.

About the Project

The Bear River Habitat Trail Project was developed through a relationship between the Sacramento Tree Foundation and Yuba County under the regional Greenprint Initiative. A proposal for the Bear River Habitat Trail Project was submitted to the California Department of Natural Resources in mid-2014 to request funding under the Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program to complete a habitat corridor along a multi-use trail directly east of the Plumas Lake community.

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The Project Plan

The Bear River Habitat Trail project is occurring on properties owned and managed by Yuba County, which are located adjacent to the Plumas Lake Community. The habitat created by the newly established plants will provide an important link for wildlife. For more information or questions email our team or call 916-974-4325.

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Volunteers Needed

This project relies heavily on community volunteers to help reduce the costs of planting and caring for more than 5,000 new native plants. There are many ways to get involved and help shape the future of this community open space area. We want you to come plant with us. Take a look at our list of volunteer events and register to help. Sign up for our project newsletter to stay on top of current events and opportunities.

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How-To See all

Trees for Neighborhoods

The NeighborWoods Program is your opportunity to grow the forest in your very own neighborhood! This program focuses on building investment in your neighborhood by working toward a greater, greener vision through trees. Work directly with one of our expert Community Foresters to plant the right trees in the right places throughout your neighborhood and maximize the many benefits of trees for your community.

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Events See all

Bear River Habitat Trail Workday

Saturday, August 18 8:30A - 11:30A

Join us as we fight invasive weeds, care for young native plants, build things, and get ready to open the Bear River Habitat Trail to the public. We will meet on the third Saturday morning of the month all summer long to work on a variety of tasks that will help make this space beautiful and safe for the public. These events will occur during hot weather conditions and will involve hard work with tools, so they are not the best events for our youngest volunteers.

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Mulch Mayhem

George Sim Park

Saturday, August 18 8:45A - 11:45A

Come join us in our summer Mulch Mayhem campaign as we mulch park trees in South Sacramento and learn proper mulching techniques. This is a great event for families, groups, and service organizations.

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