TEXT_SIZE
Please update your Flash Player to view content.
   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

Feather River Watershed cleanup scheduled

Feather Publishing
9/5/2012

The Great Sierra River Clean-up in the Feather River watershed is Saturday, Sept. 15. During the last two years, more than 200 local volunteers removed nearly 4,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from the Upper Feather River watershed.

A project of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, the Great Sierra River Clean-up coincides with the California Coastal Clean-up Day. The data gathered from both events helps establish trends and is used to make recommendations to the California Marine Debris Action Plan.

In Quincy, volunteers meet at 9 a.m. at Gansner Park. The event will take place along Spanish Creek and Boyle Creek. A thank-you picnic and drawing will follow at noon for all participants.

Feather River Coordinated Resource Management (CRM) is the local coordinator of the event. As part of the event CRM will also implement a stewardship project to install another pet waste station along the bike trail at Linden Street.

Two pet waste disposal stations were installed last year on Spanish Creek Road and along the bike path at Railway Street. The stations help keep pet waste out of creeks and encourage community members to be active, responsible pet owners and stewards of their watershed.

Feather River CRM is a partnership organization of 24 public and private sector groups that work collectively to improve watershed health in the upper Feather River watershed.

CRM has restored more than 44 miles of stream and 3,900 acres of riparian and meadow habitat, working with citizen monitors to collect stream data, supporting the sixth-grade Watercourse Program, and organizing community watershed stewardship events.

For more information, contact CRM Watershed Coordinator Gia Martynn at 283-3739 or email gia@plumascounty.org.

 

Move
-

Sports Headlines

Top Headline

As weather warms up, golf courses open for season

James Wilson Sports Editor 4/11/2014
  Fore! That word is once again heard in the distance in Plumas County. As springtime springs into action, golf courses across...

Read More...

California Outdoors for the week of 4/11/2014

Carrie Wilson California Department of Fish and Wildlife   Fish and wildlife regulations don’t always keep up with latest technology Hunting with pellet rifles Question:...

Read More...

Trojans baseball blows out Portola

Trojans baseball blows out Portola

Quincy’s Jake Wallace is cocked and ready to fire off a fastball. Wallace pitched the second game for Quincy at the Biggs tournament last weekend. File photo...

Read More...
Contact Us
up_contact

BarberBtn

KennedyBtn

Facebook Image
Local Events
Yellow Page Directory
Yellow Pages
Visitors Guide

National Headlines

"); pageTracker._trackPageview(); } catch(err) {}