Sierra Farmstead is hosting its annual Mother’s Day plant sale Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn at Greenville High School.
Annuals, perennials, herbs, veggie starts, flower baskets, fruit trees and berries will be offered. There will also be plant starts from the Greenville High School Garden.
Read more: Support the Digging In kids and buy a gift for Mother’s Day
Yellow-legged frog to get federal protection
Efforts to protect the mountain yellow-legged frog in Plumas County got a boost from the federal government last week.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that three amphibians native to the Sierra Nevada will be given protections under the Endangered Species Act.
Read more: Yellow-legged frog to get federal protection
Community sustainability awards recipients announced
Recipients of the sixth annual Community Sustainability Awards were announced last week in Quincy. The Earth Days Committee recognized award recipients for their work in environmental, community, economic and cultural sustainability on Earth Day, April 22, at the West End Theatre.
“Tonight we are celebrating the 45th Earth Day along with more than 1 billion people in 192 countries — the largest secular holiday on the planet,” said emcee and Earth Days Committee chairwoman Darla DeRuiter in her opening remarks.
Read more: Community sustainability awards recipients announced
PDH holds semi-annual low-cost health screening
The PDH screening begins Monday, May 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. and runs through Thursday, May 8, in the North Fork Family Medicine Building on Valley View Road behind the hospital.
PDH will provide a comprehensive blood screening test for $50, bone density tests for $50 and prostate cancer screening tests for $15. In addition, a free diabetes screening test (A1C) is available.
Read more: PDH holds semi-annual low-cost health screening