Seventy rice farmers in Glenn and Colusa County have signed contracts to participate in a $2.68 million pilot project with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to modify their rice fields and production practices to benefit shorebirds and waterfowl. In… Continue Reading
Shasta Land Trust will be holding our 3rd annual local river cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 17, 2011. This year’s location will be Cascade Park, in south Redding, where over 50 volunteers are expected to converge… Continue Reading
Seven private companies and conservation and agricultural organizations have been awarded Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) in California totaling $497,625. These are in addition to the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) national awards for organizations in the state for over $1.5… Continue Reading
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California will hold its next State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting on Sept. 7, 2011, to discuss 2012 priorities for Farm Bill conservation programs. The meeting will be held at the USDA… Continue Reading
Shasta County landowner Karen Freitas has worked with the staff of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) since 2009, when she sought help recovering from a devastating wild fire that had burned much of her 160-acre tree farm the previous… Continue Reading
What: Call to Artists for “eARTh” Show in Redding
When: April 23; Deadline for art entries and vendor applications is April 8.
The 2011 Whole Earth and Watershed Festival organizers announce a call to local artists for its eARTh Show taking place … Continue Reading