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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...
21 June 2012
Putah Creek Council seeks your input! We can measure the number of plants we put in the ground, the number of volunteers who help, and the number of people educated, but what we can't measure (without your help!) is what you THINK about the job we do. We want...
19 June 2012
Every now and again it's good to reflect on some of the amazing work achieved in the past year by PCC volunteers. The gal at right was moved by the joy of building habitat-protection fencing last weekend, and her enthusiasm is reflective of how delighted...
19 April 2012
[Reposted from Salmonid Restoration Federation, Redway, CA] Salmonid Restoration Federation Presents Restorationist of the Year Award to Rich Marovich, Putah Creek Streamkeeper. The Salmonid Restoration Federation hosted its 30th Annual Salmonid Restoration...
16 March 2012
April is Plant the Park Month at Winters Putah Creek Park. We have 20 events planned to help re-vegetate Winters Putah Creek Park following a massive restoration effort this past fall . We will have 100s of volunteers contributing 1000s of hours of time to...
13 February 2012
Please join us for one of Putah Creek Council’s Watershed Wonders. These educational activities explore the people and places that make Putah Creek and its community special. Each trip will be led by a generous Putah Creek expert and hosted by a PCC Board...
05 December 2011
It's not often that we re-publish national news, but this NPR report hits too close to home to not mention it. Every year we pull tons of trash (literally) from Putah Creek, including items as large as pianos and as small as cigarette butts. We often...
01 December 2011
On November 19 and 20, over 30 volunteers joined Putah Creek Council to plant along the recently completed channel in Winters. The project narrowed the channel between most of Winters Car Bridge and I505, and literally created acres of land for new trees...

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