October 4, 2023 Board Meeting Agenda

Regular Meeting Board of DirectorsOctober 4, 2023 Time and Location This will be an in-person meeting located at2150 River Plaza Drive, 1st-floor conference room, Sacramento, CA 95833. As permitted by Government Code Section 54953(b), the meeting will include a second...

September 27, 2023 Audit Committee Meeting Agenda

Audit Committee MeetingSeptember 27, 2023 11:00 a.m. This will be an in person meeting, located at2150 River Plaza Drive Suite 460, Sacramento, CA 95833. Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require special assistance to participate...
Prey production

Prey production

The Conservancy has redoubled efforts to use mitigation lands for prey production purposes. A big component of that is an effort to enhance small rodent populations at strategic locations. These small rodents are favored prey of raptors, and the Swainson’s hawk (Buteo...
Button, Button, Who Has the Button?

Button, Button, Who Has the Button?

Okay, so some call it button bush (Cephalanthus occidentalis). We call it button-willow. It’s a favorite among the staff here at the Conservancy. It’s easy to see why. One of the reasons is that large insects are attracted to them. We’re trying to enhance prey...
It’s a Convention of Like Minds

It’s a Convention of Like Minds

On the Conservancy’s flagship preserve, Conservancy field staff photographed an interesting assembly of birds. They are resting on a low island, surrounded by a watered marsh complex. And appear to be pretty content. What is interesting about this scene is that we see...