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18 May 2016
Putah Creek Council offers summer internships to community members ages 16 and older. Interns in the program work closely with Putah Creek Council staff and interns working at the U.C. Davis Putah Creek Riparian Reserve (UCD) and with Solano County Water...
02 May 2016
To make a donation to Putah Creek Council today on the Big Day of Giving , click here: Putah Creek Council BigDOG Page For a quick introduction about how to make a donation on the Big Day of Giving, watch this video: How to Make a Donation During the Big Day...
30 April 2016
We wanted to thank all those in the Putah Creek community for the outstanding support on April 3, 2016 at the “Celebrate Putah Creek” event held in Winters at the Community Center. For four hours, 18 professionals gave of their time and expertise, 10...
27 April 2016
Join Putah Creek Council for CreekSpeak, our annual six-month series of community talks about the nature, culture, and history of our region. CreekSpeak events run from May to October and alternate between Winters and Davis on the third Thursday of the month...
14 April 2016
Last year Putah Creek Council participated in the Big Day of Giving for the first time and we raised $11,638 from 125 online donors, exceeding our modest goal of $10,000. That $11,638 provided a significant increase in our 2015 annual education budget and...
31 March 2016
Springtime means education season here at Putah Creek Council, and one of our bigger programs – Salmon-in-the-Classroom – is wrapping up for the year. This was our third year offering salmon and steelhead education to local students. We’re thrilled to be able...
08 March 2016
Wood chips and walnut hulls…flags and cages…things are happening at Winters Putah Creek Nature Park. If you have visited the park in the last few months, you may have wondered about the lumps on the floodplain - raised areas where the soil has been tilled and...
18 February 2016
On Sunday, April 3rd, 1-5pm at the Winters Community Center, Putah Creek Council will host the first ever “Celebrate Putah Creek!” conference. We hope that this will be the first of many future annual or biannual events. Admission is free. The purpose of this...
15 December 2015
This year, the salmon run in Putah Creek is estimated to be over twice last year’s count! Ken Davis, an aquatic biologist who monitors the annual salmon run for the Lower Putah Creek Coordinating Committee (LPCC), estimates that upward of 500 salmon have come up Putah Creek...
30 September 2015
Putah Creek Council's Stewardship Team works closely with our staff and are the heart and soul of our habitat enhancement projects, education activities, operation of the native plant nursery and our annual creek cleanup events. Lake Solano Docents are enthusiastic nature lovers who lead interpretive tours and activities at Lake Solano Park, including nature walks, canoe tours and campground events for park visitors.

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