Restoring California’s Wild Watersheds (Reprint from Yes!)

Published by Yes! Magazine May 27, 2010 Why more water for wildlife means more water for people. by Jane Braxton Little Jim Wilcox is sitting on a rock near a quarter-acre pond watching a pair of willow flycatchers flit in and out of the brush across the water. The 15-inch rainbow trout he spied a week […]

SYRCL 22nd Annual Auction and River Celebration

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Western Showdown: Saving the Klamath

Published by Yes! Magazine May 27, 2010 How the tribes of the Klamath River stood up for the salmon—and won. by Alice Outwater It was a dramatic scene in a classic Western water war: Thousands of dead fish, washed up on the shores of the Klamath River. A move meant to help farmers—using Klamath water to […]

Fascinating Water Talk at Wolf Creek Alliance

Nick Wilcox of NID addressed a full house at the monthly meeting this evening of the Wolf Creek Community Alliance. Nick, a water scientist and former member of the California Water Resources Control Board, gave his rapt audience a high-level overview — full of interesting anecdotes and packed with information — of water issues in […]

Water: Sacred and Profaned

Our friend and United Methodist clergywoman, Sharon Delgado, sent us the following information about an important upcoming conference at the Nevada City United Methodist Church. Here are the details, followed by the poster. A one-day Conference on “Water: Sacred and Profaned” will be held at the Nevada City United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 6, […]

A.P.P.L.E. Center Water Panel Well Attended

The Nevada City Hall Council Chamber was full to overflowing for last night’s “Water: A Panel Discussion,” sponsored by the A.P.P.L.E  Center for Sustainable Living. Let there be no doubt about the passionate interest in water issues among the citizens of Nevada County, nor about the catalytic role that the Sustainability Center is playing in […]