Friday, January 9, 2009

1/27 Butte Watershed Workshop

Butte County Department of Water and Resource Conservation

Rural Watersheds Workshop

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

4:00-8:00 PM

Butte College Cafeteria

3536 Butte Campus Drive

Oroville, CA

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.

Presentations Include:

How does groundwater function?

• Ways to monitor and efficiently use


• Implications of current drought conditions.

• A Healthy Watershed... what does

that mean?

• Fire wise living on your property.

• How to rebuild and replant after a

catastrophic fire.

• 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

speakers, visit:


Information Booths:
• Butte County Resource Conservation
• Tehama County Resource
Conservation District
• 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
Phoenix Project
• 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.

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