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Putah Creek News

06 March 2017
In recognition of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, we're sharing fun facts about a few of the non-native plants and wildlife we "love to hate" at Putah Creek Council.
09 February 2017
Every year, Putah Creek Council runs a variety of in-class and environmental education field trip programs for local schools in Yolo and Solano counties and we have opportunities for volunteers to learn about outdoor environmental education.
31 January 2017
This planning project will develop conceptual habitat enhancement plans and baseline geomorphic, hydrologic, soils, and biological assessments for 30 miles of Lower Putah Creek from Monticello Dam to the Yolo Bypass.

Native Plant Nursery

The Lower Putah Creek Coordinating Committee, Putah Creek Council, and CAL FIRE's L.A. Moran Reforestation Center are partners in a native plant nursery to propagate local ecotypes for habitat enhancement and restoration work in the Putah Creek watershed.

Lower Putah Creek Restoration Planning

The Lower Putah Creek Coordinating Committee (LPCCC) and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Watershed Restoration Grant Program are developing conceptual habitat restoration plans and baseline habitat assessments for 30 miles of Lower Putah Creek from Monticello Dam to the Yolo Bypass.

Putah Creek Council Oral History

Putah Creek Council turned 25 years old in 2013 and our board of directors and many generous supporters provided the funding to record this impressive history for future generations of creek advocates.

The Putah Creek Legacy

The 1989 drought put Putah Creek on the map, when its stream ran dry and the neighboring counties went to court. Today, after $12 million in restoration efforts, there's water for farmers and for fish — even amid another drought. As more communities face drought conditions, could the Putah Creek success story be repeated? A five part series by Elizabeth Case.

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