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Department Conservation Webinars on Land Conservation Act

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The Department of Conservation (Department) will be hosting a series of educational seminars to assist planners and decision makers in the implementation of the Land Conservation Act. The first webinar was held on November 30, 2015 about the Public Agency Acquisition Notification Process (Government…

Central San Urges Proper Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The average local home could have dozens of pounds of household hazardous waste that could threaten the health of residents and the environment if not disposed of properly, according to a recent advisory from the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District. [caption id="attachment_13002" align="alignleft"…

Madera Irrigation District: She’s Got the Look

Friday, January 22, 2016

Madera Irrigation District (MID) faced a challenge recently. The logo the district had been using was outdated and didn’t visualize the district’s purpose accurately any longer. MID realized that this challenge could be turned into an excellent opportunity to engage with local high school students…