Grants Database

Grantee:
Foothills Water Network
Amount Awarded:
$5,000
Project Title:
Save the Bear River: Stop Centennial Dam
Fund:
Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund, 2020
Website:
Issue:
Habitat / Wilderness / Preservation ; Water Resources / Watershed Protection ; Land Management / Urban Sprawl / Open Space
Region:
Sierra Nevada
County/Counties:
Nevada County ; Placer County
Project Description:

To stop the proposed Centennial dam, which would flood the last free-flowing and publicly accessible stretch of the Bear River, destroying the native fishery, over 100 Native American cultural sites, popular recreation opportunities, and nearly 35 homes.