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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...
24 August 2015
It's that amazing time of year again -- when Putah Creek enthusiasts of all ages come out for a rewarding morning of picking up refuse, trash and recyclables along their favorite reach of Putah Creek! Please join us...
07 July 2015
Dear Putah Creek Council Supporters, Some citizens in Winters have recently expressed their concerns about the upcoming final phase of the Winters Putah Creek Park Channel Realignment Project because it will disturb an existing beaver colony. Putah Creek...
08 April 2015
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...
01 April 2015
Birds of Putah Creek - Knowing the Feathers Around You Saturday, May 2nd, 8 AM – 1 PM Did you know that over 150 species of birds reside along Putah Creek? In early May, spring migration will be in full swing and year-round resident birds will be nesting...
31 March 2015
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – JOB ANNOUNCEMENT STEWARDSHIP COORDINATOR Application Deadline: April 30, 2015 (12:00 midnight) Target Hire Date: May 18 – June 1 for a 6-8 week part-time training period. Full-time employment to start mid-July, 2015 Putah Creek...

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