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13 August 2013
Our friends at American River College are collecting data about river otters in the Sacramento Valley. The Sacramento Bee did a write up of the research effort in July ( click here to read the article ). If you'd like to submit a sighting, click this link .
10 July 2013
By Rich Marovich, Putah Creek Streamkeeper Completed in 1957, Monticello Dam reduced flood risk along lower Putah Creek and also solved chronic water shortages in Solano County. It currently provides one of the cheapest and most reliable water supplies in the...
01 April 2013
25 years of community based stewardship. 25 years of community based advocacy. 25 years of residents coming coming together to care for our local creek. 25 years of incredible success. The first Putah Creek newsletter was printed in February 1988, and it's...
26 March 2013
The following were written on comment cards at the March 25 Design Open House, and are presented as written. Community members were encouraged to write comments on cards and share them in the comment box. If you would like to add comments please do so at the...
14 February 2013
Join the Ecology Graduate Group of UC Davis to celebrate Mardi Gras, and benefit Putah Creek stewardship at the same time! This year's Mardi Gras celebration will feature live music by funk.defied and MaTaterTots. Need more motivation to celebrate? Proceeds...
30 January 2013
We have already recieved a lot of comments from the community about project ideas for the North Davis Channel . They can be found below. Comments which have come in over email are not published below, unless the writer requested they be made public. PLEASE...
30 November 2012
On my walk this morning, I found that the un-named, tiny tributary to Dry Creek near my house was gushing milk-chocolate-brown water. I have only seen Dry Creek flowing one time in 5 years, so I was eager to see what Dry Creek looked like. Dry Creek did not...
22 August 2012
Each year we turn to our members and friends to help put on our largest event of the year: the fall Putah Creek Cleanup. Click on this link, or the picture at right, to make a donation to help support this important day of community and environmental action.
22 August 2012
Red foxes in the Sacramento Valley were long thought to be non-native; however, genetic testing in 2005 conducted by UC Davis revealed that these foxes were native to the region and potentially in decline. In 2007, a website was set up for the public to...
27 June 2012
There are currently three restoration/ conservation jobs locally available, all with close partners of Putah Creek Council. The first is with Solano Resource Conservation District as a restoration project manager . Deadline to apply is July 1, 2012 . The...

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