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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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Our weekend events for Spring 2018

    • Saturday, March 24 – Wild Night with FOLFAN event and 2018 Photo Contest (Granite Bay) - 5:00 to 8:00 pm
    • Saturday, April 7 – FOLFAN Outreach @ Folsom Farmer’s Market - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    • Sunday, April 15 – Guided Nature Hike with Crystal Tobias (Lake Natoma) - 9:00 to 11:30 am
    • Sunday, April 22 – Kayak Kleanup (Lake Natoma) - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
    • Sunday, May 6 – Guided Kayak Tour with Ken McKowan (Lake Natoma) - 2:00 to 4:00 pm

    Check the FOLFAN website for event flyers! (some may be forthcoming)



    3rd Annual ‘Wild Night with FOLFAN!’
    Saturday, March 24, 2018 
    5:00 to 8:00 pm
    Granite Bay Activity Center

    Please Join FOLFAN to celebrate another fun and productive year — thanks to our members, fans, donors and volunteers!

    Our 2018 Wild Night event will celebrate Bald Eagles with informative speakers and exhibits. Live music. Food and beverages. Great people!

    See the event flyer for more info and for our RSVP link
    3rd Annual FOLFAN Amateur Photo Contest

    Our annual photo contest has quickly become a popular event, revealing an incredible talent pool of amateur photographers among us! If you have some great photos of the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, be sure to enter them in this year’s contest!

    Photo contest submission deadline: March 10, 2018
    Winners amd prizes will be announced at our Wild Night with FOLFAN! event on:
    Saturday, March 24, 2018
    5:00 to 8:00 pm
    Granite Bay Activity Center

    You need to be present to win.

    See the photo contest flyer for contest info and rules
    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.