Region 6: Delta Sierra

Serving Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne Counties

Welcome to CREEC Region 6!

Look to this page for upcoming news. A searchable directory of resources and an online calendar are in development and will be coming soon.

Local Funding Opportunities

San Joaquin County Environmental Field Trip MiniGrants:   Take your class outdoors to a local nature center or natural park such as the Lodi Lake Nature Center, Oak Grove Nature Center, the Mokelumne Fish Hatchery or other area that complements environmental studies that your class has done this year.  Click for the Local Environmental Field Trip MiniGrant Application or contact Conni Bock for more information.  



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Conni Bock
Primary Contact for Region 6
Colleen Whitlock
Contact for: Amador, Calaveras, and Tuolumne counties

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Region 6 Highlights

Floodplain and Delta Ecology Institute

Floodplain and Delta Ecology Institute brings together the curricula of EEI, Delta Studies and Project WET to create meaningful activities for the classroom and interesting content learning for the teacher.  The Institute runs June 5, 6 and 7 and has a follow up date of November 8, 2017.  Enjoy a full-day bus tour of the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta, four full meals and a stipend of $200 upon completion.  College units also available.  Click on the above title for more information and registration.

San Joaquin Earth Day Festival

Sunday, April 23, 2017 is our 29th Anniversary Celebration!
This year’s theme is “Water is Life.”
11am to 4pm at Victory Park (Yoga starts at 10am)

Festival is free!

Stockton’s Earth Day Festival has a long history of helping people recognize the importance of caring for our earth and natural resources.

Through educational programs and other activities, the all-volunteer Earth Day Festival committee has helped share this vision with thousands of people each year.  The festival has grown over the years but it remains true to its mission of education, conservation and recycling.

Calaveras Earth Day Festival is at Utica Park in Angels Camp, also on April 23, 2017.

Meander Field Studies

MEANDER Field Studies:  Mentorship in Ecological Awareness through Nature Discovery, Exploration, and Regeneration. The new Durham Ferry Outdoor Education Center is offering field trips for fourth grade students to hike in the riparian ecosystem of the San Joaquin River, asking questions and making discoveries.

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