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Friends of Auburn Ravine

We need someone who can use Google Earth or a similar tool to develop a map of a 34-mile long creek for use as part of an interpretive sign. A hand-drawn map is an option. A topographic perspective view of the creek might be best but we are open to other ideas. The map would need to include existing bridges, some major roadways, and labels for natural and anthropogenic features along the creek like dams, cascades, water diversions, spawning areas, and town names, etc. We will provide draft text to go with the map. We have a spreadsheet that gives the GPS coordinates for many features along the creek. We have some maps of the creek already like an enlarged version of a AAA street map, but none of them are suitable for an interpretive sign. After we have the map on paper or electronically, we will have it printed on durable weather-proof materials. It will then be installed on a wood and metal frame next to a popular trail along the creek. The sign will be supported by strong posts so it will be at a comfortable reading level for passersby, and also viewable by children and people in wheelchairs. The sign itself will probably be about 3 feet wide and 2 feet tall.

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PO Box 1197, LINCOLN, CA 95648, US

Mission Statement

People working together to improve fish and wildlife habitats in the Auburn Ravine and Raccoon Creek watersheds, by collaborating with all stakeholders, and balancing the needs of wildlife and people.


The primary objectives and purposes of this corporation shall be to promulgate the science of Reconciliation Ecology to protect and enhance natural habitats throughout the Auburn Ravine watershed and other watersheds in western Placer County and Sutter County in the State of California in such a way that human uses of the landscape can continue, the needs of wildlife and people are balanced, and sustainable solutions are implemented for the benefit of all.


Community, Environment


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  • People 55+


  • Orientation or Training
  • We need to get this done by October 2022. How much time it will take the volunteer(s) to achieve that is dependent on their skills.

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