Bear River Awakening

Bear River Awakening

The story the Bear River tells is the story of every river in the Sierra Nevada.  Its history is dramatic, even cataclysmic. What happens here in the next decade may well predict the future for all Sierra waterways. Use the timeline below to learn more about a specific aspect of the Bear River story, or start with an introduction to the story.  Awaken to the future of the Bear River.

How You Can Help

Click on the timeline topics below to find out more about the efforts under way to awaken the Bear River, or find out more about ways you can help by clicking the button here.


  Growth & Development  
  Hydropower   Opportunities for the Bear
Threats to the Bear
Geology Mining   Scenic Tour of the Bear
Geologic time
  3000 B.C. 1849 A.D.   2000 A.D.  
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