Project LifeRaft: Water from the Mountains to our Taps


A partnership between the Sierra Club SF Bay Chapter Water Committee and Sierra Club Inner City Outings SF Bay Rafting Chapter



Note: new material added 24 May 2011 -- EOTO information for the Kings River, courtesy of Juan.  If the organization of this page seems confusing to you, feel free to sign in an re-organize it.  Or send me (Jon) specific suggestions and I will do it.


This web site is a resource page of material generated by a joint committee of ICO and the Water Committee.  Whether you were able to attend the inaugural training or not, you will probably find this information valuable.

In order to be quick about the process, the files are downloaded below without comment.  For those of you who attended the training, these are the files for the various handouts available at the training and you will probably recognize them. For those of you not at the training, the files are probably self-explanatory.  However, if you do have questions contact Sully (alternatively Jon).

The file titled PLR_Activities_in_Sequence_for_Training.pdf is document used to generate the activity cards that many of you have received or will receive the laminated versions of (bad grammar :)  So if you wanted to recreate the activity cards, you could use that file.

The file title OverallAgreement.pdf is the original agreement between the partnering organizations, and embodies most of the intent of the project.

Project LifeRaft encourages you to be innovative!  And thanks again!

From the original proposal:

Through training and the resulting education component the partnering organizations would strive to create an educational link between the youths' adventure on the river and the impacts of their water use at home in the Bay Area.  Where possible it would be ideal to take students down the river which actually serves as the source of their home drinking water.

Central topics might include:
  • Where does the river come from and where does it end up?
  • Who/what lives in this watershed?
  • What "services" does this river provide to the natural environment and to humans?
  • Which factors affect flow levels?
  • What are the effects of dams and water withdrawals?
  • The river is a finite resource -- who should get how much water?


Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 10, 2011, 7:35 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 10, 2011, 7:30 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 7:47 PM
ĉ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 24, 2011, 2:15 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 7:47 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 7:47 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 7:47 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 10, 2011, 7:35 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 10:53 AM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 10, 2011, 7:58 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 8:02 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 8:02 PM
ĉ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 8:04 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 10, 2011, 7:35 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 10, 2011, 7:36 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 10, 2011, 7:37 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 7:47 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 7:48 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 12, 2011, 7:48 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 10, 2011, 7:35 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 10, 2011, 7:38 PM
Ċ
Erica Petrofsky,
May 10, 2011, 7:37 PM
Comments