CALIFORNIA, Gold Ridge RCD – Even small amounts of running water — less than a gallon per second — could mean the difference between life or death for juvenile coho salmon in coastal California streams…John Green is a project manager for the Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District, who […]
CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD – Johnson Meadow, Truckee River’s largest privately-owned section, is now publicly owned by the Tahoe Resource Conservation District.The recent $8.315 million purchase of the 206-acre property now allows for a collaborative effort to restore the river, its wildlife habitat, and its public access.
CALIFORNIA, Calaveras County RCD – Just a year ago, snake sightings were down and rodent populations grew out of control throughout the county. But predators have rebounded as the summer sun replaces what’s left of the winter chill, and the reptiles emerge from hibernation. They are particularly noticeable at […]
CALIFORNIA, San Mateo County RCD – One morning earlier this month, I joined a crowd at the Año Nuevo State Park parking lot. Lau Hodges from the San Mateo Resource Conservation District was one of the first to greet me. She handed me a survey. On a scale from […]
CALIFORNIA, Mendocino County RCD – As part of the Bypass project, Caltrans bought 2,000 acres of Little Lake valley to mitigate wetland loss and other environmental damage. Some acreage is in managed grazing and some is being enhanced and permanently protected for habitat under the management of the […]
CALIFORNIA – Nearly 150 cubic yards of shredded redwood will be handed out free on a first-come first-served basis, courtesy of Nevada Irrigation District and sponsors Nevada County Resource Conservation District and the Nevada County Fairgrounds.
CALIFORNIA – A large tract of land has been purchased along the Upper Truckee River in the hope of running restoration projects to aid the watershed and improve Lake Tahoe’s prized clarity. Nicole Cartwright of the Tahoe Resource Conservation District explains what comes next.
CALIFORNIA – An effort to plant oak acorns by the thousands is receiving a boost from Napa County in the wake of the tree-devastating October 2017 wildfires. The Napa County Resource Conservation District (RCD) is already amid its multi-year “Re-oaking the Valley” project that seeks to plant 5,000 […]