Butte County Department of Water and Resource Conservation
Rural Watersheds Workshop
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Butte College Cafeteria
3536 Butte Campus Drive
Join us for a FREE workshop on how best to
use and conserve water, as well as reduce fire
risks on your property in rural Butte County.
Water is a vital resource. When properly
managed, everyone benefits from healthy
watersheds, vibrant wildlife and environmental
populations, more effective agricultural
production and reduced fire risks.
How does groundwater function?
• Ways to monitor and efficiently use
• Implications of current drought conditions.
• A Healthy Watershed... what does
• Fire wise living on your property.
• How to rebuild and replant after a
• Effective and efficient gardening
using native vegetation.
• Erosion control.
Light refreshments will be served
For more information on the workshop,
including a detailed list of presentations and
• Butte County Resource Conservation
• Tehama County Resource
• Natural Resources Conservation
• Butte Fire Safe Council
• Butte Creek Watershed Conservancy
• Big Chico Creek Watershed Alliance
• Little Chico Creek Watershed Group
• Deer Creek Watershed Conservancy
• Golden Feather Watershed/Concow
• Butte County Farm Advisor
This workshop is presented by the Butte County
Department of Water and Resource Conservation
Watershed Outreach and Education Program in
conjunction with local watershed groups. Funds for
these activities have been provided by a grant from
the CALFED Watershed Program and administered by
the Department of Water Resources.