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Volunteer at the Hedrick Ranch Nature Preserve Day #1

Saturday, Decemeber 14th, 2019 Eleven Volunteers came out last Saturday to clear the Reed Smith Trail from fallen trees, brambles and some mustard and bristly oxtongue along the way. As we made our way around the trail we found coyote and bob cat scat, frogs, many different plants and more. It was a cool and… Continue reading Volunteer at the Hedrick Ranch Nature Preserve Day #1

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FSCR Takes Kids out for a Taste of the Environment

Would you taste a wild plant in the local environment?  Last year, many kids in 3rd through 8th grade gave sour grass and mustard a try on field trips hosted by FSCR to the Ventura treatment ponds and Santa Clara River estuary.  Apparently the impressions were strong and lasting.  “Can we taste it?” is being… Continue reading FSCR Takes Kids out for a Taste of the Environment

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Climate Change Effects on Our Watershed

“Lectures CAN be fun”, joked Professor Jim Danza in front of about 300 in attendance at the Oxnard College Performing Arts Center.  His OC Live program, “Mud and Dust: Our Climate Future, lived up to the promise.  Mr. Danza, Friends of the Santa Clara River Chair, is also a Professor of Environmental Science and Geography,… Continue reading Climate Change Effects on Our Watershed