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Tackling our Water Woes, One Drop at a...

Every drop counts. This mantra reverberated through each talk at the Sierra EcoSummit, recently held in Groveland. I went to the EcoSummit curious to hear how the “Westside” was coping with the drought, and to learn what innovative solutions are being proposed. With a lineup of speakers ranging from Dr. Lynn Ingram and Dr. Frances Malamud-Roam - both Earth Science professors at UC Berkeley - to Tom Hicks, a prominent water attorney, ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:11:22-08:00July 1st, 2014|Blog|

Cowboy Scholars Find their Green Thumbs

Walking down the dusty path by the alfalfa fields, we lost a few students. “Gotta fix that sprinkler,” one of the boys announced. Another chased after his rambunctious puppy Annie. And yet another (we learned later, he was the designated “cowboy,”) tended to some vocal cattle. Our class of 10 dwindled down to a mere 7, but not for long. They had all been engaged during our pollinator lecture that morning in ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:10-08:00May 29th, 2014|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|