vision is to assure that Los Alamitos Creek is healthy, safe,
beautiful, and in harmony with the historic town of New Almaden.
Our mission is to foster creek protection and restoration of the Los
Alamitos watershed surrounding the township of New Almaden by promoting
community awareness of creek restoration and protection issues.
FOLAW volunteers will develop new educational programs for Los Alamitos
Watershed residents on the following subjects:
Member, Individuals and Organizations That
Receive Benefits from FOLAW
- How to redesign and
re-vegetate stream channels.
- Demonstrate how to
design stream beds with the least amount of soil disturbance.
- Restoration of
soil-food web relationships during National River Cleanup Day, Earth
Day, and Coastal Cleanup events.
- Develop educational
programs that show the impact of mercury on our watershed.
FOLAW benefits landowners in the area of the New Almaden Township
(unincorporated) of Santa Clara County and the City of San Jose by
providing information regarding watershed protection. FOLAW benefits
the following government agencies by assisting with the preparation and
communication of watershed protection measures: Santa Clara Valley
Water District, Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation, Mid-Peninsula
Open Space District, Peninsula Open Space Trust, San Francisco Bay
Regional Water Quality Control Board, United States Environmental
Protection Agency, City of San Jose Environmental Services.
FOLAW also will work with educational agencies and institutions in
advancing their educational experiences for children and adults related
to the historical contributions of New Almaden area, as well as the
value of watershed protections and natural resource preservation.
FOLAW Organizational Links:
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