National Wildlife Federation and Partners Reach Major Milestone in Landmark Wildlife Crossing Project

CALIFORNIA – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced last week that the Project Report and the Environmental Document have been completed for the wildlife crossing…The planned wildlife crossing at Liberty Canyon is a public/private partnership between Caltrans, the National Park Service (NPS), the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), […]

Got dust? Attend the Desert Restoration Workshop

CALIFORNIA – Got dust? If you have fallow fields, damage from off-highway vehicles (OHVs), weeds, or dust, you will want to attend the Desert Restoration Workshop…Karen Sanders, President of the Eastern Kern County Resource Conservation District (EKCRCD), will discuss and show slides from restoration projects…

Yolo County conservation plan could see approval

CALIFORNIA – The final Yolo Conservation plan — which has been in the works since the 1990s — will be considered for certification during an upcoming meeting…The conservancy has worked with the Putah Creek Council, the Robbins Rice Company, the Yolo County Resource Conservation District…

Conservation Quotes

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Hugh Hammond Bennett

Carrying out an effective nationwide soil conservation program is not a simple matter in a large country of diversified characteristics and interests.

Charles E. Kellogg, 1938

Essentially, all life depends upon the soil … There can be no life without soil and no soil without life; they have evolved together.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

In other words, the treatment must fit not only the needs and adaptabilities of the land but the needs and adaptabilities of the farmer as well.