Local volunteers are being sought for the annual Coastal Cleanup Day, returning for its 34th year in September.The Solano Resource Conservation District is serving as the countywide coordinator as various agencies are expected to host more than 60 cleanup sites in the county from 9 a.m. to noon, […]
CALIFORNIA, Napa County RCD — The Napa County Resource Conservation District (RCD) will promote soil health assessments and field trial monitoring to support soil health management system adoption in California’s North Coast vineyards. “This is indeed very exciting and a huge breakthrough for the RCDs in the Northern […]
CALIFORNIA, Mendocino County RCD — Crews have been digging up the Ukiah High School parking lot much of the summer, but they’re not laying fresh asphalt. They’re putting in a water collection system designed to keep stormwater out of local creeks. Deborah Edelman of the Mendocino County Resource […]
CALIFORNIA, Sonoma RCD — Federal, state and local officials had the opportunity to tour one of several local watershed health projects made possible through funding grants administered through the Tuolumne-Stanislaus Integrated Regional Water Management Authority…Among plans over the next two years at Middle Three Meadow, the second stop, […]
CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD — The largest privately-owned section of the Upper Truckee River, Johnson Meadow, is now publicly owned by the Tahoe RCD, setting the stage for the most ambitious restoration effort in the Lake Tahoe Basin, according to a press release.
CALIFORNIA, Sonoma RCD — As Petaluma’s new groundwater regulatory agency turns one, there is good news for residents living in the Petaluma groundwater basin. Preliminary tests show the basin is relatively healthy…The agency’s $470,000 annual budget comes from contributions from the city of Petaluma, Sonoma County, the water […]
CALIFORNIA, Yolo County RCD — CreekSpeak, Putah Creek Council’s six-month series of community talks about the nature, culture, and history of our region, dives into local plant issues on Thursday…with “Giant Reed: A Growing Problem in Our Creeks.” Yolo County Resource Conservation District Executive Director Heather Nichols and […]
CALIFORNIA, Gold Ridge RCD — “The fact that they summer in these little creeks makes them really vulnerable, since so many creeks now dry up each summer,” said John Green, a lead scientist with the Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District, in Sebastopol, Calif. His organization, as well as […]