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Sites Reservoir Provides Significant Public Benefits and has Strong Statewide Support

Friday, Feb 16th, 2018

In the Governor’s state-of-the-state address, he made some direct and important statements on saving water for our future. The Legislature “passed — and more than two-thirds of voters approved — a water bond that invests in safe drinking water, conservation and storage. As a result, we will soon begin expending funds on some of the … Continue reading Sites Reservoir Provides Significant Public Benefits and has Strong Statewide Support

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2017 Wet Year Provides Welcome Bump to Groundwater Levels in Butte County

Thursday, Feb 8th, 2018

Written by: Dr. Christina Buck, Assistant Director of the Department of Water and Resource Conservation, Butte County With a historically wet 2017 in the Sacramento River Hydrologic region, there was great anticipation of the results from the spring 2017 groundwater level monitoring conducted by the Department of Water Resources.  In Butte County, spring groundwater levels … Continue reading 2017 Wet Year Provides Welcome Bump to Groundwater Levels in Butte County

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What does it take to recover salmon in the Sacramento Valley?  Listen to this Podcast.

Thursday, Feb 1st, 2018

The Rice Radio podcast, which is produced by Kurt Richter, recently took an in-depth look at the work being conducted in the Sacramento Valley to enhance salmon recovery.  The podcast includes interviews with fisheries biologist Dave Vogel, Les Canter and Roger Cornwell with project proponent River Garden Farms, RD 108 General Manager Lewis Bair and … Continue reading What does it take to recover salmon in the Sacramento Valley?  Listen to this Podcast.

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DU Chairman Paul Bonderson Inducted Into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame

Friday, Jan 26th, 2018

This past weekend at the International Sportsmen’s Expo in Sacramento, Ducks Unlimited Chairman and Sacramento Valley landowner and conservationist Paul Bonderson was inducted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame. During the award presentation, DU’s Western Region Director of Operations Mark Biddlecomb described Bonderson’s level of commitment to developing wetland habitat and why he is so … Continue reading DU Chairman Paul Bonderson Inducted Into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame

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