Visitors on a past field trip to the Providence Creek research site get a close look at installed instrumentation and explanations from SSCZO researchers and staff.
10:00 Meet at Shaver Lake Community Center and depart for Providence Creek
If you drive your personal vehicle, it will need to have high clearance.
Please carpool if possible, we will have vehicles available.
10:30 Critical Zone:
A. vegetation-atmospheric interaction
B. snow distribution and monitoring
11:30 Timber management in an experimental watershed
12:00 Lunch stop
12:30 Southern California Edison timber management
13:00 Water and sediment monitoring
14:30 Depart for Shaver Lake
Bring: water, sack lunch, sunblock, and anything else to make your day comfortable.
RSVP by July 11th with Erin Stacy: firstname.lastname@example.org
With Ryan, Patrick or Mike at the Edison Forestry office: (559) 841-3194
This July 2011 outing allowed stakeholders and the public to see the cutting-edge research being conducted at the site. Five congressional staff and 2 state senate staff members attended, along with representatives of several local organizations.
With SSCZO researchers Roger Bales, Matt Meadows and Carolyn Hunsaker, attendees toured the Providence flux tower, Critical Zone Tree-1, and meadow instrumentation, all located in subcatchment P301.