Sacramento Valley Growers Work to Protect Aquatic Life

Thursday, Feb 13th, 2020

Recent water quality monitoring testing conducted for the Sacramento Valley Water Quality Coalition (Coalition) shows that water quality in the Sacramento Valley is good and particularly healthy for the aquatic ecosystem. Aquatic health and the biological condition of waterbodies is generally measured by toxicity testing using sensitive algae, invertebrates, and fish that are intended to … Continue reading “Sacramento Valley Growers Work to Protect Aquatic Life”

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Pointing Positive for Voluntary Agreements

Wednesday, Feb 5th, 2020

The Northern California Water Association appreciates the positive energy shown by the Governor yesterday in his commentary California must get past differences in water. Voluntary Agreements are the path forward.   The Northern California Water Association (NCWA) and water leaders throughout Northern California are fully committed to this collaborative approach and we appreciate the Governor and … Continue reading “Pointing Positive for Voluntary Agreements”

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Advancing Sustainable Groundwater Management in the Sacramento Valley

Thursday, Jan 30th, 2020

With Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) emerging from basins that are subject to critical conditions of overdraft to meet the January 31 deadline, this is a good time to reflect on sustainable groundwater management. In the Sacramento Valley, local agencies have organized Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) and they are poised to advance the next generation of … Continue reading “Advancing Sustainable Groundwater Management in the Sacramento Valley”

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Birds, Farms and a Carolina Girl

Thursday, Jan 9th, 2020

How Meghan Hertel’s failed farming attempt was a boon for wild birds in California There wasn’t an older brother or sister. Single mother worked full time, and in an age when this was normal, the outdoors became her babysitter. Few of her friends lived in the same Pinehurst, North Carolina neighborhood, so Meghan was left … Continue reading “Birds, Farms and a Carolina Girl”

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