Insight With Beth Ruyak

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California’s Favorite Snow Surveyor Retires

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Frank Gehrke, former chief of California's Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, conducts a snow survey in 2016.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

As a young employee at the California Department of Water Resources, Frank Gehrke decided to make the annual snow survey a public event in order to connect residents with their water supply. After three decades he’s retiring from the department, but he’s not done measuring the Sierra snowpack.

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