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Yolo Creek and Community Partnership

Yolo Creek and Community Partnership

Regional Conservation Collaboration

The Yolo Creek and Community Partnership is a wonderful example of regional collaboration to promote successful conservation. With a generous grant award from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, the Yolo County Resource Conservation District, Center for Land-Based Learning, Putah Creek Council, and Point Blue Conservation Science have partnered together implement habitat restoration projects with assistance from local high schools and community volunteers.

Partnership Goals

  • Create healthy wildlife habitat on our working landscapes using best available science to achieve conservation outcomes and enhance resiliency to climate change, and
  • Educate high school students and the public about our local environment and the benefits of restoring and enhancing our natural communities and ecosystems, and
  • Involve students, community members and tribal citizens in hands-on environmental stewardship projects to give them experience working collectively to make a difference on the land and inspiring them to take action on environmental issues, and
  • Conduct ecological monitoring to evaluate and improve projects.