CALIFORNIA, Napa County RCD — A 20-year battle over building dozens of homes overlooking a Napa gateway will reach another climax Tuesday night. …Davidon leaders promised to increase tree plantings, protect more wooded areas from development on-site and to the north, as well as creating a half-acre park […]
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 […]
CALIFORNIA – The Regional Water Board approved four Third-Party programs that can assist growers to draft and verify their farm plans, ensure compliance with the General Permit and file the farm plan: the California Land and Stewardship Institute’s Fish Friendly Farming Program, the Napa County Resource Conservation District’s […]
CALIFORNIA – May is Watershed Awareness Month…Starting on Saturday, Napa County Resource Conservation District (RCD) needs volunteers to help care for 178 newly planted native oaks in Alston Park. RCD has been working across the county for the last 5 years to plant native oak trees as a […]
CALIFORNIA – Other residents pitched in to remove waste…in an effort coordinated by the Napa County Resource Conservation District.
CALIFORNIA – The eight-year old local Cash for Grass program has paid $800,000 in rebates to 1,267 customers…These customers have converted 1.3 million square feet of Napa’s water-wasting landscapes into water-wise gardens.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – The state Senate passed a bipartisan resolution Monday by Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa recognizing the 50th anniversary of the creation of Napa County’s Agricultural Preserve, the landmark law to protect farmland that was the first of its kind in the nation. …“Napa Valley has demonstrated […]