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Farming, Birds and Fish in Harmony: Gorrill Ranch Celebrates 100 Years in the Sacramento Valley!

Friday, Aug 3rd, 2018

By Correen Nichols Davis, Managing Partner/Chairman, Gorrill Ranch On Friday, July 20, our family and business had the pleasure of welcoming friends and community members to our farm in the beautiful Sacramento Valley to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Gorrill Ranch.  The Gorrill Ranch is my family’s 4th generation family farming operation.  We grow … Continue reading Farming, Birds and Fish in Harmony: Gorrill Ranch Celebrates 100 Years in the Sacramento Valley!

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New Approaches to Implement the Endangered Species Act in California

Friday, Jul 27th, 2018

  A Focus on Recovery Planning and Action With all the discourse surrounding the Endangered Species Act, some observations from the Sacramento Valley may be instructive to these discussions. From our perspective, various parties in California have been fighting for several decades over the Biological Opinions (BiOps) involving the Bay-Delta and the related river systems. … Continue reading New Approaches to Implement the Endangered Species Act in California

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Reactivating the Floodplains in the Sacramento Valley

Thursday, Jul 19th, 2018

  Leading scientists from nearby University of California, Davis and throughout the world are pointing towards the value and importance of re-activating floodplains as the key element to improve conditions for fish within a managed water system like the Sacramento Valley. (See: Floodplains: Processes and Management for Ecosystem Services by UC Press). To improve conditions … Continue reading Reactivating the Floodplains in the Sacramento Valley

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More Salmon Recovery Projects — Removing Fish Barriers on Little Cow Creek

Thursday, Jul 12th, 2018

  By Ross Perry, Western Shasta Resource Conservation District We now have funding from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to address two fish barriers in Little Cow Creek: the Cook and Butcher diversion dam and the abandoned Bella Vista pipeline.   The Cow Creek Watershed is a major tributary to the Sacramento River … Continue reading More Salmon Recovery Projects — Removing Fish Barriers on Little Cow Creek

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