Water district officials face budget challenge

CALIFORNIA – The Florin Resource Conservation District (FRCD), which governs the Elk Grove Water District, faces an uncertain future…Board members instead voted, 4-1, to dedicate their entire budget to their water service. Activities not related to water services such as conservation, community outreach, and public will be cut […]

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Wendell Berry

Good farmers, who take seriously their duties as stewards of Creation and of their land’s inheritors, contribute to the welfare of society in more ways than society usually acknowledges, or even knows. These farmers produce valuable goods, of course; but they also conserve soil, they conserve water, they conserve wildlife, they conserve open space, they conserve scenery.

Brenda Sutton Rose

This land pulses with life. It breathes in me; it breathes around me; it breathes in spite of me. When I walk on this land, I am walking on the heartbeat of the past and the future. And that’s only one of the reasons I am a farmer.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

I consider the soil conservation districts movement one of the most important developments in the whole history of agriculture.