aerial view of a green alfalfa patch with adjacent irrigation and a dirt area for harvesting vehicles

Alfa Alfa

Alfalfa is regarded as one of the best crops in the Natomas Basin for benefitting…

Show and tell

Last Thursday, we had a great opportunity to show the Conservancy’s oldest preserve unit to…

close-up of a cluster of weeds known as nymphoides peltata which have green heart-shaped leaves

The green grow monster

With assistance from the Conservancy’s vegetation management contractor, we have finally identified a weed that…

summertime wide shot of pink, purple, green, and yellow foliage by a marsh at the Conservancy

John’s favorite picture of the year

It’s not the best of photography, granted. But this image captures the diversity of color…

Mosquitofish men

David Brown and Demetri Dokos of the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District have been…

close-up of a white-faced ibis chick sitting in its nest of vegetation

Gorgeous chicks

It is impossible not to be amazed when one sees such things. But recently, I…

close-up of a man holding up fishing line with three large mouth bass attached

Large mouth losses

Biological monitoring experts working for the Conservancy recently raised a concern about extremely predatory fish…

Ten-year anniversary passes

It seems hard to believe. It was in the spring of 1999 that the Conservancy…

Monitoring for 2008; the stuff that counts

There are some excerpts from the 2008 biological effectiveness monitoring report that should be shared….

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