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 […]
CALIFORNIA, Yolo County RCD — CreekSpeak, Putah Creek Council’s six-month series of community talks about the nature, culture and history, dives into local plant issues on Thursday, July 19, with “Giant Reed: A Growing Problem in Our Creeks…Yolo County Resource Conservation District executive director Heather Nichols and project […]
CALIFORNIA, Lake County RCD — Mark your calendar, the Lake County Weed Management Area is hosting its 15th annual “Invasive Weeds Tour” on Thursday, July 19…The tour is sponsored by the Lake County Department of Agriculture and the Lake County Resource Conservation District.
CALIFORNIA, Sonoma RCD — Since its formation in June 2017, the Sonoma Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) has been grappling with the complicated question of how to fund itself while it develops – and then implements – a sustainability plan for the Sonoma Valley Basin’s groundwater over the […]
CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD — The Fourth of July holiday and fireworks celebration brings a welcomed influx of boaters to the Lake Tahoe Basin…“Our boat inspectors have already found four vessels with invasive quagga mussels this season, which is a reminder of just how important the inspection process is […]
CALIFORNIA, Sonoma RCD — The end of Principal/Superintendent Rhonda Bellmer’s tenure is coming to close on June 30 with one final project to take her beloved West Side School to the next level. Thanks to donations and grants, the school now has a state-of-the-art rain catchment system, which […]
CALIFORNIA, Guadalupe-Coyote RCD — To hear Roger Castillo tell it, all of the City of San José — its million inhabitants, its sprawling residential neighborhoods, its glittery glass high-rises and office-park tech campuses — is more or less floating around on the backs of a bunch of salmon…Castillo […]
CALIFORNIA, RCD of the Santa Monica Mountains — A local crowd showed up at last Monday’s open house at the King Gillette Ranch Visitor’s Center, where experts were on hand with photos and displays, and informally answered questions from the public about the planned Wildlife Crossing at Liberty […]