The CCRCD believe having a relevant, community-developed CWPP can prevent damaging wildfires, protect life and property and restore wildfire impacted area to maintain ecosystem health, services and public safety.
Surely if Thoreau and Muir and Carson and Stoneman Douglas and Leopold and the Roosevelts could, they would be at the doors of Congress with the new children’s crusaders. Think of what they once did and vow that we can do no less. -John de Graff
Patti Turner, retired Executive Director, spoke at Gil Ramos' memorial service earlier this year. She spoke on the meaningful contributions Gil made to the CCRCD as a director and to his community. The power of Gil's "yes" made a big difference in the projects and programs the CCRCD brought to Colusa County. Below you will read Turner's memory of Gil and what the CCRCD will remember of him.
This was Morgan's first time presenting and coming in first at the local level and then runner-up at regionals illuminates her innate gift for public speaking. Associate Director and former Pierce High School Ag teacher, George Green, coached Morgan in preparation for the Sacramento Valley RCD Regional Speak- Off contest and encouraged her to keep developing her gift.
Emiliano Rodriguez and Morgan Erickson, both from Pierce High School, gave presentations to the Colusa County Resource Conservation Board of Directors on "How RCDs help landowners reduce the threat of fires?”.
Ever wonder how that spiny yellow-flowered thistle came to be almost everywhere you look in the Sacramento Valley? This extremely resilient plant is exceptionally hard to eradicate, and often takes several years of intensive management to be able to control.