bureau of reclamation

Reader Input: State charging fees for federal access

A year ago signs were erected halfway down Iowa Hill Road notifying patrons on the North Fork of the American River in Colfax that a fee was being charged for day use. I began park ...

Another View: Building the Auburn Dam still isn’t the right call

On March 2, guest columnist Tom McClintock made it clear that he was reopening the Auburn Dam proposal (“California Water: It’s the storage presenting the problem,&rdqu ...

Another View: How to meet California's water needs

Despite the recent storms we have enjoyed, California’s precipitation levels remain well below normal. This shortfall has again raised questions about the adequacy of our wat ...

Reader Input: Bike park project needs environmental review

According to Auburn Area Park and Recreation District (ARD’s) minutes, a motion carried 5-0 to approve a bike park on Maidu Drive. ARD directors, in approving this site witho ...

State Parks, Reclamation ink Auburn State Recreation Area partnership pact

AUBURN CA - Uncertainty gave way to celebration Tuesday as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and California State Parks marked the signing of a 25-year partnership pact to maintain op ...

Raft fees going up in Auburn State Recreation Area

Raft fees going up in Auburn State Recreation Area By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer State Parks will be asking river-rafting businesses to dig deeper into their pockets a ...

Auburn State Recreation Area future-funding efforts continue

With $1.11 million in U.S. Bureau of Reclamation funding pledged for 2011 and 2012, efforts to protect and maintain the 26,000-acre Auburn State Recreation Area continue to focus o ...

Overflow crowd shows concern for Auburn State Recreation Area at forum

Concerned about the future of the 26,000-acre Auburn State Recreation Area, a crowd packed the Placer County Board of Supervisors chambers and spilled out into the hallway today fo ...

Auburn State Recreation Area BLM takeover? It’s all about the money

The Bureau of Land Management seems like a logical choice to take over the Auburn State Recreation Area as the U.S Bureau of Reclamation falters on funding. But there’s one big c ...

Fed funding drop threatens Auburn State Recreation Area’s future

Time and money is running out on Lake Clementine. The same goes for the Auburn State Recreation Area it’s located in as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation grapples with shrinking bu ...