OWAC Current Supporting Members
NOTE: This directory is under construction. For the most current information, please contact the OWAC Director.
Current Supporting Members
AFTCO, Alpen Optics, American Sportfishing Association, Bass Pro Shops, BD Outdoors, Big Bear Lake Resort Association, Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, Buck Knives Inc., Calaveras Visitors Bureau, California Association for Recreational Fishing, California Association of Professional Scientists California Outdoor Heritage Alliance, California Parks Companies, California Waterfowl, Catherine Boire Public Relations, Chrysler Group LLC, Ducks Unlimited, Emeryville Sportfishing, FLW Outdoors, The Fontayne Group, uge WinesForever Resorts, Frabill Inc, Fred Sater Communications, Gauge Wines, Hobie Cat, Inn at Morro Bay, International Game Fish Association (IGFA), Janis Flippen Public Relations, Lake County Chamber Of Commerce, Lake County Marketing Program, Laramore Communications, Mammoth Lakes Tourism, Monterey County Convention and visitors Bureau, National Shooting Sports Foundation, National Wild Turkey Federation, Nature Media Network, Ono's Trading Company, Poimiroo + Partners, Pure Fishing, Redding Convention and Visitors Bureau, San diego Sportsfishing Council, Seven Crown Resorts, Shasta Cascade, Sierra nevada Recreation Corp., SolanoLand trust, Southwest Council Federation of Fly Fishers, Sportfishing Conservancy, Sunbelt Publications, Tailhunter International, The Coleman Company, The Fontayne Group, The Sportsman Channel, Toyota Motor Sales, Vagabundos Del Mar, Watchable Wildlife, Wilderness Unlimited, Y explore Yosemite Adventures, Yosemite Association, Yo-Zuri America, Yolo
Alpen provides quality, value and performance optics including binoculars, gun scopes, spotting scopes and accessories for anglers, shooters, hunters, birders, race fans and spectator sport viewing. Manufacturers of the Alpen APEX, Alpen Shasta Ridge, Alpen Pro and Sports brands and exceptional lightweight spotting scopes. Full service media program. Press release and photo download center on website.
American Sportfishing Association
The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is the sportfishing industry's trade association, committed to looking out for the interests of the entire sportfishing community. We give the industry a unified voice, speaking out on behalf of sportfishing and boating industries, state and federal natural resource agencies, conservation organizations, angler advocacy groups and outdoor journalists when emerging laws and policies could significantly affect sportfishing business or sportfishing itself.
location: Alexandria, VA (Eastern time)
tel: (703) 519-9691
Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops, an international catalog and Internet retailer, is also America's most popular outdoor store. Bass Pro Shops retail stores are rated high as tourist-destination picks with 100+ million visitors annually. Bass Pro Shops stores also offer Outdoor Skills Workshops for adults, kids and families. Headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, Bass Pro Shops currently has 49 retail locations in 27 states and Canada.
location: Springfield, MO (central time)
contact: Katie Mitchell
tel: (417) 873-5618
Baja on the Fly
Gary and Yvonne Graham's Baja on the Fly has provided literally thousands of guests quality saltwater fly-fishing 365 days a year in Baja, Zihuatanejo and Guatemala since 1991. Our guides are experienced, FFF-certified and English-speaking. Baja on the Fly is your best bet to put you on marlin, sailfish, dorado, roosterfish, tuna, snook and jacks on a fly. Our Baja destination list continues to grow. It now includes Cabo San Lucas, East Cape, La Paz, Magdalena Bay (both offshore and in the mangroves) and Loreto. Baja on the Fly offers special consideration for writers with assignments below the border.
location: Escondido (San Diego County)
contact: Gary Graham (OWAC president)email@example.com
second contact: Yvonne Graham (OWAC individual member)firstname.lastname@example.org
tel: (800) 919-2252
Big Bear Lake Resort Association
Big Bear Lake is Southern California's only four-season alpine resort. At an altitude of 7,000' and boasting more than 300 days of sunshine each year, Big Bear's superb climate, scenic beauty and wide range of recreational choices make it a preferred location for outdoor enthusiasts and weekend warriors. Big Bear Lake Resort Association is the marketing organization for Big Bear Lake and the surrounding valley. BBLRA hosted OWAC's 2005 Fall Conference.
location: Big Bear Lake
contact: Dan McKernan, Manager of Marketing and Public Relations
tel: (909) 866-6190 x235
Binational Emergency Medical Center
BEMCC is a non-profit organization that gets travelers out of Mexico in case of medical or life-threatening emergencies. A dedicated bilingual staff does what is necessary — including contacting first responders such as ambulance personnel, consular officials, police and Coast Guard — to arrange safe transport back into the United States via air or ground ambulance. The committee is comprised of representatives from the medical field, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, social workers, consular officials and hospital personnel.
location: Chula Vista
contact: Celia Diaz
tel: (619) 425-5080
email:email@example.com(media only please)
Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau
The Bishop Area Chamber and Visitors Bureau, host of OWAC's 2007 Spring Conference, promotes tourism and business in the greater Bishop area. Billing itself as "The Other Side of California," Bishop, located in the Owens Valley on the eastern side of the Sierras, offers an incredible variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, from world-class trout fishing, to climbingand hiking, to OHV exploration.
contact: Tawni Thomson, Executive Director
tel: (760) 873-8405 x5
Buck Knives Inc.
Since Hoyt Buck made his first knife in 1902, the Buck family has been dedicated to producing knives you cancount on for reliable performance in the field. Today, led by the third and fourth generations, Buck Knives still ranks as the #1 knife for hunters and other outdoorsmen. In addition to many new knives introduced this year, Buck has proudly announced their American Commitment with 100% of their hunting knives made in America. We can provide background information and images of all new Buck products. If you need knife smaples for field-test or photography, please contact us for details. If you want to buy knives for personal use or as gifts, Buck Knives offers a writer's discount price for any knife in their catalog.
location: San Diego
contact: Tom Ables
tel: (619) 234-7312
California Association for Recreational Fishing
The California Association for Recreational Fishing (CARF) is dedicated to protecting fresh water fishing, and the private fish hatcheries and lake operators that stock and manage thousands of California lakes and ponds, all of which are threatened by proposed fish stocking regulations.
contact: Nick Mirman
Calaveras County Visitor's Bureau
Made famous by Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," Calaveras County, in the Gold Country region of the Sierra foothills, offers year-round outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, OHV activities, whitewater rafting, fishing, boating, skiing, and caving. The Calaveras Visitors Bureau hosted OWAC's 2002 Spring Conference and will again host the conference in fall 2007.
location: Angels Camp
contact: Lisa Mayo
tel: (209) 736-0049
California Association of Professional Scientists
CAPS is the exclusive representative of nearly 3,000 scientists working for the State of California.
contact: Chris Voight
tel: (916) 441 2629
California Kayaker Magazine is focused on being the resource for kayaking information for California. We are dedicated to promoting fun and responsible kayaking, and advocating for increased paddling opportunities. We cover all forms of kayaking and for readers ranging from those just entering the sport to 5-star paddlers. Published quarterly, it is distrubed free at kayaking, sports, and boating outlets in California. Every issue is also available as a free PDF download.
location: San Francisco
contact: Peter Donohue
California Outdoor Heritage Alliance
COHA is a partnership of wildlife conservation organizations, outdoor industry, other related interests, and individuals who support science-based wildlife management and the promotion of hunting rights in California. COHA serves to effectively counter the growing threats and challenges to our outdoor traditions by working all levels of government.
contact: Bill Gaines
tel: (916) 643-4607
California Parks Companies (Urban Park Concessionaires)
UPC provides a full range of marina and resort services to customers, guests and agency partners, operating facilities at Diamond Valley Lake, Laughlin Bay Marina in southern Nevada, Lake Camanche in central California and Lake Chabot, Los Vaqueros and San Pablo Reservoir in the San Francisco Bay Area. UPC also operates concessions at California State Parks such as Angel Island State Park and Big Basin Redwoods State Park. OWAC members are welcome and encouraged to visit any and all UPC facilities.
contact: Sean Senti
tel: (925) 426-3071 x103
California Waterfowl is an award winningnonprofit, hunter-supported conservationorganization with a mission to conserve the state’swaterfowl, wetlands, and hunting heritage. In thelast 20 years they’ve restored, protected orenhanced more than 360,000 acres, providinghabitat for millions birds and animals, andintroduced more than 250,000 children to thewonders of the great outdoors.
contact: Erik Begren, Public Relations
tel: (916) 648-1406 ext 139
Catherine Boire Public Relations
Founded in 1995, Catherine Boire Public Relations offers strategic marketing and communications services, specializing in destination marketing for the hospitality, outdoor recreation, travel and tourism industries.
location: Napa Valley
contact: Catherine Boire
office: (707) 255-5997
Catherine Miller and Assoc.
Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 from a global strategic alliance with Fiat Group, produces Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Truck, Mopar and Global Electric Motorcars (GEM) brand vehicles and products. Chrysler Group LLC’s lineup features some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Jeep Wrangler and Ram Truck. Fiat will contribute world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for small- and medium-sized cars, allowing Chrysler Group to offer an expanded line including environmentally friendly vehicles.
location: Westlake Village
contact: Scott Brown, Manager, West Region Communications
tel: (877) 433-9378
The Coleman Company
Coleman is the world’s leading manufacturer of camping and outdoor recreation equipment, including legendary Coleman® lanterns and camp stoves, plus grills, coolers, tents, sleeping bags, cookware, electric lights, backpacking gear and a wide array of accessories. Coleman’s portfolio of brands and products include: Stearns®, Hodgman®, SOSpenders®, AeroBed® and Sevylor®. Consumer hotline: 1-800-835-3278. Website: www.coleman.com.
location: Wichita, KS (Central time)
contact: Josh Ward, Account Executive
tel: (800) 654-3766
The world’s largest and most effective private waterfowl and wetlands conservation organization, DU conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.
location: Rancho Cordova (Sacramento area)
contact: Rudy Rosen, Director, Western Office
tel: (916) 852-2000
Emeryville Sportfishing offers charter and open-party fishing trips aboard a fleet of eight vessels ranging from 38 to 56 feet in length. Target fish include salmon, albacore, halibut, striped bass, sturgeon, sharks, rockfish and lingcod.
location: Emeryville (near Oakland)
contact: Craig Stone
tel: (510) 654-6040
Fairfield Tourism Association
Spring 2009 Conference Host
Fairfield neighbors the world famous Napa Valley and is convenient to the five largest metropolitan areas in Northern California. The harvest trails, produce markets and wine tasting rooms are minutes away in nearby Suisun Valley and are among the area's many undiscovered pleasures. Suisun Marsh is the largest contiguous brackish water marsh in the Western United States. Wildlife viewing is seasonal and extremely popular.
Contact: Anand Patel
Tel: (707) 399-2445
The Fontayne Group
The Fontayne Group, Inc. is a marketing communications firm headquartered in northern California, with representatives in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Florida.Founded in 1982, the firm specializes in the tourism, leisure and cultural fields.
location: Marysville, California
contact: Cynthia Fontayne
tel:(530) 743-4488 or (800) 841-0850
FLW is a fishing tournament organization that conducts bass and walleye events in seven trails across the country.
location: Benton, KY (Central time)
contact: Jeff McCoy, Director of Public Relations
second contact: Chad Gay, Public Relations Manager
tel: (270) 703-3346
Forever Resorts operates destinations across the U.S. including lodging in national and state parks, recreation areas, river rafting excursions and luxury houseboat rentals. California Forever Resorts destinations include Trinity Lake Resorts & Marina, Lime Saddle at Lake Oroville, Pleasure Cove Marina at Lake Berryessa, Moccasin Point and Don Pedro Marina at Don Pedro Recreation Area and the City Hotel & Fallon Hotel in Columbia State Historic Park. The company is known for its environmental efforts, and representatives are available as a resource for journalists interested in learning more about environmental challenges and businesses operating "Green."
location: Scottsdale, AZ (Mountain time)
contact: Darla Cook, Vice President PR
tel: (480) 998-7199
Fred Sater Communications
Fred Sater Communications is a public relations and marketing consultancy specializing in travel and outdoor recreation. Clients include the Fairfield Tourism Association, Point Reyes Lodging Association and Wild Horse Sanctuary in northern California.
location:Carmichael (Sacramento area)
"This isn't wine for aristocrats. This isn't wine to swish and spit. This is wine for drinking. This is wine for celebrating. This is a wine for the senses. Gauge Wine isn't inspired by the meals you cook. It's inspired by the meals you catch. It's inspired by the thrill of the hunt. The thrill that remains long after another successful haul."
contact: John Putnam
tel: (707) 312-0554
Since 1950, Hobie has been in the business of shaping a unique lifestyle based around fun, water, and quality products. From their headquarters in Oceanside, California, Hobie Cat Company manufactures, distributes, and markets an impressive collection of watercraft worldwide. This includes an ever-expanding line of pedal-driven and paddle sit-on-top fishing kayaks and related parts and accessories. The Hobie line-up also features recreational and racing sailboats and recreational kayaks.
contact: Ingrid Niehaus
tel: (949) 499-2225
Inn at Morro Bay
The International Game Fish Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making and record keeping.
Janis Flippen Public Relations
Specializing in destination marketing, Janis Flippen Public Relations represents clients in the hospitality and tourism industries since 1995.
contact: Janis Flippen
tel: (805) 389-9495
Lake County Chamber of Commerce
The county of Lake provides proactive public policy, superior public service, courteous public contact, responsible exercise of authority, and sound management of resources to enhance the quality of life for our citizens, now and in the future.
contact: Melissa Fulton
Lake County Marketing Program
The Lake County Marketing Program promotes Lake County, home to California's cleanest air basin and Clear Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake within California. Clear Lake is famous among anglers for its bass fishing and birdwatchers for Rodman Slough, the largest heron rookery in the West. With numerous lakes and public lands, other popular outdoor activities include hiking, cycling, kayaking, boating, watersports, hunting, and even soaring. Lake County co-hosted OWAC's 2003 Spring Conference; the 1996 Spring Conference was also held in Lake County.
contact: Debra Sommerfield
tel: (707) 263-2580
A boutique marketing and public relations agency with offices in the Sonoma Napa Wine Country and on Orcas Island, Laramore Communications clients include destination clients who specialize in outdoors and recreation adventures. Fishing, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Horseback Riding, Golfing, Canoeing and Kayaking packages are available at some of the most interesting accommodations in Sonoma County.
location: Santa Rosa
contact: Nina Laramore
tel: (707) 546-7525
Mammoth Lakes Tourism
Mammoth Lakes Tourism is the official sales, marketing and public relations organization for the Town of Mammoth Lakes. Mammoth Lakes will host OWAC's 2012 Fall Conference.
location: Mammoth Lakes
contact: John Urdi, Director
tel: 760-934-2712; 1-888-GO-Mammoth (1-888-466-2666)
Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Monterey County CVB promotes the full range of destination assets for recreational, cultural, environmental, business and visitor travel available in Monterey County. Monterey County boasts 99 miles of prime Pacific coastline, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, three historic missions, 40,000 acres of premium vineyards, 25 golf courses and 250+ accommodations. The region includes breathtaking Big Sur, the Monterey Peninsula communities of Carmel-by-the-Sea, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Sand City and Seaside, as well as the North County region and the Salinas Valley communities of Salinas and Soledad.
Monterey contact: Shannon Marshall, Director of Communications
tel: (831) 657-6409 (direct) or (831) 657-6400 (main)
MyOutdoorBuddy.com provides fishing, hunting and outdoor news, reports, destination information and photos about Northern California and Southern Oregon from Nevada City, Chico, Redding, Shingletown, Eureka, Yreka, Alturas and Medford.
Contact: Frank Galusha,Managing Editor/Publisher
National Shooting Sports Foundation
NSSF is the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry and media’s go-to resource for research and positions on firearms-related stories. NSSF's mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Among the many topics NSSF can provide assistance on are participation, hunting, safety, legislation and the SHOT Show.
National Wild Turkey Federation
The NWTF, the leader in upland wildlife habitat conservation in North America, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of our hunting heritage. Through dynamic partnerships with state, federal and provincial wildlife agencies and others, the NWTF and its volunteers helped restore wild turkey populations throughout North America, spending more than $372 million to conserve 17 million acres of habitat.
location: Edgefield, S.C.
contact: John Brasier
Nature Media Network
Nature Media Network creates marketing and communication strategies for conservation, arts, cultural and other non-profit organizations, land trusts, nature and agritourism businesses and communities.
location: Applegate (near Auburn)
contact: Karen Killebrew
tel: (530) 878-1330
Everybody is familiar with GPS used in cars and airline displays that show the progress of flight. Not everybody is aware that Navionics is the one that pioneered it all. Simply stated, Navionics changed the way people navigate when in 1984 it brought to market the first electronic chart device, called the Geonav. The innovation in electronics charts continues today.
contact: Tshombe Moore
Ono's Trading Company
Ono's manufactures a line of top-quality polarized sunglasses in nine frame styles with built-in readers ranging from 1.50 to 2.50 magnification power.
location: Mobile, AL (central time)
contact: Chris Nelson
tel: (251) 338-0351
Parker Sanpei & Associates
We have a strong track record of merging fresh thinking with proven expertise to effect authentic communication about the finer things in life. Putting our passion for food, wine, and travel to work, we develop public relations programs that tell your story in memorable ways through well-established relationships with print, broadcast and electronic media.
location: San Luis Obispo
contact: Linda Sanpei
tel: (805) 543-2288
Poimiroo + Partners
Poimiroo & Partners is a marketing communications firm that specializes in travel and tourism. Headed by John Poimiroo, APR, the firm represents: The California Parks Companies with operations at Angel Island State Park, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Shasta Lake, Lake Camanche, Los Vaqueros, and Diamond Valley, as well as the Mono County Tourism/Film Commission, the City of Redding, Yosemite Resorts, and Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau. P&P provides consulting services to the California Parks and Recreation Society, Folsom Tourism Bureau, California Lodging Industry Association, and California Cultural Heritage Tourism Council, among others.
location: El Dorado Hills (Sacramento area)
contact: John Poimiroo
tel: (916) 933-8860
Committed to innovation and to the science of catching more fish. Pure Fishing brands include Berkley, Shakespeare, Abu Garcia, Penn, Fenwick, Mitchell, Pflueger, Spiderwire, Stren, Ugly Stik and All Star.
location: Columbia, SC )
contact: Kevin Jarnagin, c/o Blue Heron Communications
Redding Convention and Visitors Bureau
Redding, home of theworld famous Sundial Bridge, sits at the base of the mountains in far northern California in the center of the state's Shasta Cascade region. Considered the 'hub of the north state,' Redding offers convenient shopping, quality restaurants, and abundant lodging choices, making it the perfect 'base camp' for exploring the region's natural attractions.
contact: Jenny Zink
San Diego Sportfishing Council
The San Diego Sportfishing Council is a non-profit organization representing the San Diego sportfishing fleet, the largest, most modern in the world. The Council's mission is the promotion of sportfishing through expanding availability of information on sportfishing opportunities and production of public special events, such as the annual Port of San Diego Day At The Docks.
location: San Diego
contact: Catherine Miller
tel: (619) 234-8791
Seven Crown Resorts
Seven Crown Resorts is the largest houseboat vacation rental company in the US., with locations at Lake Shasta, the Sacramento Delta, Lake Mead and Lake Mohave. Seven Crown also offers lakeside lodging and dining, as well as RV sites, small boat rentals, slips and dry storage.
location: Irvine (corporate office)
contact: Karen Lippe-Ferrell
second contact: Karen Kaufman
tel: (949) 588-7100
The Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association is a non-profit organization seeking to promote economic development through recreation and tourism in Butte, Lassen, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Modoc, and Trinity Counties. For a free copy of the 72-page visitor’s guide call 1-800-4SHASTA (474-2782) or visitwww.shastacascade.com to download an electronic version.
contact: Karen Whitaker
tel: (530) 365-7500
Solano Land Trust
Solano Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is the preservation of agricultural whose mission is the preservation of agricultural lands, open space and resources through the acquisition of land and conservation easements, educaiton and land management. Since its founding in 1986, SLT has permanently protected 19,403 acres of land - including historic Rush Ranch, Jepson Prairie Preserve, Lyncg Canyon and the King-Swett Ranches - for the current and future residents of Solano County.
contact: Nicole Byrd
Southwest Council, Federation of Fly Fishers
Umbrella organization representing 24 fly fishing clubs in Southern California and Southern Nevada. One of 15 regional Councils of the National group, Federation of Fly Fishers
contact: Michael Schweit
The Sportfishing Conservancy
Under the leadership of OWAC member Tom Raftican, SportCon aims to celebrate the role of sportsmen and women in the conservation of America's natural resources and to benefit both fish and fishermen.
location: Long Beach
contact: Tom Raftican
tel: (805) 895-3000
The Sportsman Channel
Launched in 2003, The Sportsman Channel is the only network fully devoted to the more than 50 million sportsmen in the United States, delivering 100 percent hunting, fishing and shooting programming 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Acquired by InterMedia Outdoors Holdings in 2006, TSC is now a part of the nation's largest multimedia company targeted exclusively to serving the information and entertainment needs of outdoors enthusiasts.
location: New Berlin, WI (central time)
contact: Michelle Scheuermann
tel: (262) 432-9100
Founded by OWAC members Diana and Lowell Lindsay, Sunbelt publishes and distributes books and maps, specializing in California and Baja California. Billing itself as "THE Source for Book on the Californias," the company distributes some 2,500 titles to more than 1,000 customers and publishes five to ten titles a year. Sunbelt offers OWAC members a 20% discount on all purchases; on-line orders use discount code “OWAC”.
location: El Cajon (San Diego area)
contact: Diana Lindsay, President
tel: (619) 258-4911
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc.
Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. (TMS) manufactures, markets and distributes cars and trucks in the U.S. TMS has 10 manufacturing plants and 1,350 dealers nationwide selling Toyota, Scion and Lexus vehicles. The full-size Tundra pickup truck was introduced in Spring of 2007. Toyota trucks and 4WD vehicles can be made available to OWAC members with appropriate assignments
contact: Michael Dobrin, MDPR/Field Public Relations Agency/Toyota
tel: (510) 865-8005
Vagabundos del Mar Boat & Travel Club
Vagabundos del Mar was founded in 1966 as a non-profit corporation specializing in Mexico travel. It serves as a one-stop source for members for Mexican vehicle and boat insurance, fishing and boat permits, books on Mexico, and current information on Mexico travel. Vagabundos organizes caravans, fishing tournaments, small boat cruises, and weekend get-togethers in Mexico and the western U.S. and Canada and publishes a monthly newsletter, Chubasco.
location: Rio Vista (the delta)
contact: Fred Jones, Vice President (OWAC individual member)
tel: (800) 474-2252
second contact: Gloria Jones, Director (OWAC individual member)
tel: (530) 823-7228
Visit California is a non-profit organization with a mission to develop and maintain marketing programs - in partnership with the state's travel industry - that keep California top-of-mind as a premier travel destination. California is currently the number one travel destination in the country. In 2010, travel and tourism expenditures totaled $95.1 billion annually in California, supported jobs for 873,000 Californians and generated $6.1 billion in state and local tax revenues
Contact: Rachel Veu
The California Watchable Wildlife Project celebrates the state's wildlife and diverse habitats by acknowledging and elevating the value of wildlife viewing to benefit individuals, families, communities, and industries while fostering awareness and support for conservation and protection of wildlife and habitats.
contact: Karen Killebrew
Wilderness Unlimited, founded in 1987, is committed to preserving quality sporting opportunities on America's shrinking private lands. The leader in accessing the West's "private wilderness" areas, WU dedicates itself to maintaining a haven for responsible outdoorsmen. The aim is to provide safe, quality experiences and create unforgettable memories for all concerned.
contact: Rick Copeland (OWAC individual member)
tel: (510) 785-4868
Y explore Yosemite Adventures
contact: John DeGrazio, CEO
Y*explore Yosemite Adventures is the only Yosemite Tour Company offering custom guided Yosemite experiences (Adventure Hikes, Half Dome Hikes, Multi Day Backpack Trips, Nature Walks, Birding Walks, Wildflower Walks, Snowshoe Hikes and Photography Workshops) 12 months a year. We guarantee smaller group sizes for a more personalized experience with our professional guides who are all local to Yosemite.
Conveniently located between San Francisco and Sacramento, Yolo County offers many unique outdoor activities and is home to the US Bicycling Hall of Fame. Our vibrant cities of Davis, Winters, and Woodland offer unique experiences year round. Come to Yolo County - you’ll love it here!
contact: Tiffany Dozier