Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Pescatore Winery Dinners, Friday-Saturday, August 24-5, 2012 / SARSAS' $10,000 Pledge to Retrofit Hemphill Dam

_______________________________________________________ Wild Wild Salmon or Tri-Tip Dinner A BENEFIT DINNER FOR SARSAS HOSTED BY PESCATORE WINERY WWW.PESCATOREWINES.COM • TWO EVENINGS – WILD SALMON OR TRI-TIPS DINNERS • FRIDAY AUGUST 24 OR SATURDAY AUGUST 25, 2012 • 6:00pm • Pescatore Winery, 7065 Ridge Rd. Newcastle 95658 • $40 per person • Dancing to the music of Jukebox both nights, the great sound we all danced to the Saturday dinner last year • Dinner, raffle & wine sales all benefiting Call Dave or Patty Wegner at 916 663 1422 for reservations. _______________________________________________________ SARSAS $10.000 Funding for CEQA Document for Fish Passage over Hemphill Dam At the April 18, 2012, SARSAS Board Meeting, the Board voted to pledge $10,000 to Nevada Irrigation for the CEQA document to start fish passage over the dam near Turkey Creek Golf Course, two miles upstream from Lincoln, CA. NID finished fish passage over the Lincoln Gauging Station last December; NID will have one more dam, the Gold Hill, before fish can get to Wise Powerhouse, one mile downstream from Auburn. Salmon can swim 22 miles up the 33 miles length of the Auburn Ravine now. When Hemphill is retrofitted for fish passage, they can swim to Gold Hill Dam 27 miles up Auburn Ravine. If you would like to help with funding, please send donations in any amount to SARSAS, PO Box 4269, Auburn, CA95604 to help get fish to Auburn, CA. The SARSAS tax deductible number is 80-0291680. Please be generous.

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