Photo Credit: Dan Horner
What is a Watershed?
From mountain top to mountain top, it's the land that water flows across or under on its way
from streams and rivers to lakes and oceans. It's where you live, work, and play!
The headwaters of the Merced River are at the foot of the Clark Range in Yosemite National Park. The river flows for 145 miles (233 km) westward through a series of canyons, gorges, and the flat plains of California's Central Valley where it joins the San Joaquin River and flows to the Pacific Ocean through the Sacramento Delta and the San Francisco Bay.
Meet the UMRWC Board and Staff
The Upper Merced River Watershed Council Board of Directors is hard at work planning for a great year ahead in the watershed in 2014! Board members are:
Upcoming Speaker Series
We are presenting a series of speakers and films for the community in 2014.
Check back often on our Education page so you don't miss these educational and entertaining presentations.