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FOLFAN (Friends of Lakes Folsom and Natoma) is a State Park Cooperating Association for the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. Our mission is: "Enhancing education and recreation opportunities for the public and protecting the wonders and resources of Lakes Folsom and Natoma"
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FOLFAN's Third Annual Fun-Raiser!

Where: Pete's Restaurant & Brewhouse
When: Tuesday Evening, October 3, 2017
Please support FOLFAN by joining us at our 3rd Annual Fun-Raiser event on the beautiful back patio at Pete's Restaurant & Brewhouse, 6608 Folsom-Auburn Rd. in Folsom. 20% of what you pay Pete's for your food and beverages will be donated to FOLFAN.
View event flyer here.

Saturday, October 7, 2017  |  9:00 am to noon
Join FOLFAN President Linda McDonald for an easy 4-mile round-trip on the Pioneer Express Trail, stop-ping to explore the history of Native Americans, the Gold Rush, and early agricultural settlements. See what remains of the North Fork Ditch (flume) and learn about Ira Avery's settling pond—aka Avery Pond, one of the hidden gems of the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area.
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Waterfront Walk -n- Wine: A FOLFAN Fun-Raiser!
Sunday, November 12, 2017  |  2:00 to 5:00 pm

Join Crystal Tobias, FOLFAN Co-Founder, as she leads a guided hike on the new Waterfront Trail in Folsom’s Historic District, along the shores of Lake Natoma. After the easy hike, we will refresh ourselves with wine and a selection of cheese and olives at UnWined on Sutter Street, where you will be regaled with tales of the wine being poured that day by winemaster Erik Loigom!
View event flyer here.

FOLFAN 2016 Annual Report

Want to learn more about FOLFAN, an all-volunteer driven organization, and what we accomplished in 2016? Our new 2016 Annual Report is available here!
Water Storage in California

Water storage capacity is an important issue for California’s water resources and water distribution system. How much capacity do we have? How much do we need? Do we need more capacity and, if so, how do we get it? Read this article by Jay R. Lund, Chair of Environmental Engineering at U.C. Davis.