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12 February 2018
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) are holding a public workshop to share information, answer questions, and get input from interested stakeholders on draft alternatives for the Yolo Bypass Salmonid...
12 February 2018
The November Water Bond will increase the state’s water supply by enough water to supply more than three million households, stabilize water supplies for agriculture, and provide much needed water and water related habitat for California’s fish and wildlife...
12 December 2017
Putah Creek Council is hiring 1-2 assistants for the upcoming WaterWays environmental education program. These are part-time, seasonal positions primarily working on field trips and in-class lesson programs. Please see the job description (with application)...
03 December 2017
As seasons change and the year comes to a close, we at Putah Creek Council like to pause to think about the many things the organization has accomplished over the last year, and to say thank you to all of our many supporters and community members who have...
02 November 2017
Fall is upon us and wherever you live, you are likely to come across news or information about the return of the salmon! Pacific salmon have already begun their long and arduous journey inland and are slowly making their way past the many stream-based...
05 October 2017
Activity of the Month: Plant! Are you in the process of taking out your lawn? Looking for more drought tolerant plants? or for ways to attract local pollinator birds and insects to your garden? Fall is the time to put new plants in the ground, transplant...
01 September 2017
California wild rose ( Rosa californica ) is a deciduous shrub that can be found along riparian (close to streams) areas below 6,000 feet of elevation. Its not-very-showy flowers are pale lavender or pink, and have only 5 petals, unlike the multi-petaled...
10 August 2017
Friends, Our planting van - which many of you know and love as much as we do - has reached the end of its serviceable life. We're in the market for a replacement vehicle, and would appreciate any leads you can pass along. Here's what we're looking for: Pickup...
02 June 2017
Milkweeds are native to all of California, although today they are mostly found in northern California; from the coast into the Sierra, from wetland riparian habitats to pine and mixed conifer forests. They can be found as far east as Texas, and north into...
02 May 2017
It's time to apply for a summer internship!

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