Healthy Soil Workshop
February 8, 2017 1 pm - 2:30 pm at the Stagehands Theater at the Colusa County Farigrounds
Plant Your Ideas: A hands-on workshop for water-wise front yards
March 4, 2017 10 am - 12 pm at the Woodland Public Library - Leake Room
Riparial Restoration Workshop
Save the Date April 26, 2017 8 am - 12:30 pm. More information to come.
Yolo County RCD Receives Award
SACRAMENTO -The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has granted the 2013 Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Innovator Award to five California businesses and organizations that use 'greener' methods to effectively control pests. This award is the department's highest environmental honor.
The IPM approach employs monitoring, record keeping and other non-chemical means to help prevent and treat pest problems.
"DPR is pleased to honor these innovative organizations who are applying skills of observation and biology to address pest management challenges using approaches that are both effective and ecologically benign," said DPR Director Brian Leahy.
Established in 1994, DPR has given more than 140 IPM Innovator Awards to organizations that take significant steps to reduce risks associated with pesticide use and share their research and practices with others.
The 2013 IPM award winners are:
For the full story see the California Department of Pesticide Regulation website at: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/pressrls/2014/140123.htm
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