The Activist’s Preparation Guide focuses on the six-month-to-two-year preparatory phase before the relicensing begins.
The Science Guide discusses the range of studies available to evaluate the effects of a typical hydropower project, advising on the advantages and disadvantages of an approach. Included is a matrix that catalogues all potential project effects, organized by resource area.
From high mountain springs to lowland coastal creeks, California’s 194,000 miles of rivers and streams drain a vast, diverse landscape. Within their channels and along their banks, these waters support dozens of native fish and other aquatic species. In addition, millions of state residents and tourists annually flock to California rivers to hike, swim, boat and fish. These recreational opportunities renew individual spirits and bolster local economies.
This Flows and Recreation Guide is intended to facilitate decision-making to define flows for recreation on regulated rivers.
The Media Guide produced by the Coalition offers practical tips for dealing with the media – from responding to questions and handling a “crisis” to proper television appearance and interview techniques.