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The Effie Yeaw Nature Center, operated by the American River Natural History Association, provides educational and interpretive programs and information about the natural environment, principally in the American River Parkway.

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Bears in Vacaville and Winters

Black bears have been sighted uncomfortably close to civilization, including one near a school.

(May 6, 2022) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report
Poll Shows High Speed Rail Support Despite Rising Costs

Backers of California’s High Speed Rail project haven’t had much to celebrate, given soaring costs and scaled-back service, but a new poll shows a solid majority of voters still want to move forward and finish the job.

(April 14, 2022) → Read the full The Mercury News report

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A Modern-Day Noah’s Ark

LA Times staff writer Louis Sahagun reports from the front lines of the battle to preserve California’s most endangered species.

Image caption: RCDs look after the land, whether it’s used for grazing, growing, or getting out into nature.
California Dirt

What do resource conservation districts protect? Pretty much everything that’s worth saving.

Image caption: Northern pintails and many other species of waterfowl depend on marshland in the Klamath Basin during migration.
Dying for Fresh Water

This year, an estimated 60,000 birds have been poisoned by botulism in one of the oldest waterfowl conservation reserves in the state.

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