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Yolo Christmas Bird Count

Date(s): Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Cost: Free

On Wednesday, December 28, you can be a part of local natural history by joining us at the Yolo Christmas Bird Count. Teams of citizen scientists (basically, anyone interested) will participate in a day of organized nature walks and bird tallying.

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“Bye, Bye” Harnawaz

Posted on December 2nd, 2022 by Nancy Ullrey

Harnawaz Boparai, the Conservancy’s biologist working on special projects, has left the Conservancy to pursue his academic career in ecological paleontology. We had a special last day in a Chevy on a levee eating pie!

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Christine Golden Honored at Philanthropy Day

Posted on November 4th, 2022 by Cache Creek Conservancy

Christine Golden was selected as the Cache Creek Conservancy’s Philanthropy Day Honoree for 2022. She will receive special recognition with the other 27 volunteers or donors from throughout Yolo County at a reception on November 15.

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Leok Po Demonstration & Workshop

Date(s): November 10-12, 2022 weather permitting
Time(s): 8 am start
Cost: By Invitation Only - Very Limited Availablility

Leok Po (pronounced lay-oak poe) in the Wintun language means Good Fire. This demonstration and workshop will showcase California Native American use of fire to enhance cultural resources and help restore the environment.

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Mammoth vs Mastodon

Posted on October 25th, 2022 by Harnawaz Boparai

Imagine you could travel back in time to 14,000 years ago here at Cache Creek. Back then it was the Ice Age, and the standard of what large wildlife was very different from today. There were ground sloths, saber-toothed cats, camels, dire wolves, and of course mammoths… or mastodons… or perhaps both? YES! 

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