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Sierra Nevada Erosion Control Crews Shift Course Ahead of Storm

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Source: Sacramento Bee Engineering and erosion control crews faced a time paradox Wednesday in a scorched Sierra Nevada region. For weeks since the devastating King fire burned through 97,717 acres of timberland and watershed north of Pollock Pines, multiple agencies launched a long-term project…

State-local Partnership Critical for Natural Resources

Monday, December 15, 2014

Secretary John Laird oversees the California Natural Resources Agency. Along with his tenure in state government – serving as a state assembly member for the maximum three terms - Laird has extensive experience in local government. It’s through his career serving in different levels of government…

Popeye Loves Mussels

Thursday, November 20, 2014

If you’ve spent much time at California waterways boating or waterskiing lately, you’ve probably heard of the invasive mussels threatening to enter and infect local waters. You may have even undergone an inspection. This is because water agencies around the state are being diligent in ensuring…

Check Before You Burn

Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Porterville Recorder

 The 12th season of Check Before You Burn, the residential wood-burning restrictions in the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, begins Saturday. This season the residential wood-burning curtailment rule incorporates a new declaration level that will…

Green Schools: Investing in Our Future

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit and Exposition comes to the Pasadena Convention Center on November 5-6, 2014. Keynote speakers will be Senator Fran Pavley and Rear Admiral Len Hering. Through an Expo with over 100 companies offering green products and services, dozens of…