Photo: Stuart Allen's Lake Berryessa Line

The Putah-Cache Bioregion Project:

Spring 2001 Classes at UC Davis

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For the Love of the Life-Place: Regoinal Organizations for Land Stewardship in the Lower Sacramento Valley

IDA 190. One unit of credit is available all students, , there are not prerequisites.
Fri. 12:10 -1pm in 234 Wellman.
This is a prose seminar, general public and campus community are welcome to attend.

The Landscape Architecture Program at UC Davis invites attendance at the seminar presentation series: "For Love of the Life Place: Regional Organizations for Land Stewardship in the Lower Sacramento Valley." This is a one unit course open to all who wish to join. The schedule is subject to change:

Friday, March 30: Course introduction and overview (Rob Thayer): the role of regional organizations in local land stewardship.

Friday, April 6: The Sacramento River Watershed Program (Dennis Bowker).

Friday, April 13: Yolo Resource Conservation District and Cache Creek Stakeholders (Paul Robins)

Friday, April 20: Blue Ridge-Berryessa Natural Area Conservation Partnership (Ray Krauss, Rob Thayer)

Friday, April 27: Cache Creek Conservancy (Jan Lowrey and Ursula Heffernon)

Friday, May 4: Putah Creek Council (Joe Krovoza and Rich Marovich)

Friday, May 18: Yolo Basin Foundation (Cheryl Chipman)

Friday, May 25: Middle Mountain Foundation, Sutter Buttes (Roger Ewers)

Friday, June 1: Sacramento Valley Open Space Conservancy (Aimee Rutledge)

There will be no lecture Friday, May 11.

Putah Creek Explorations

Two units of 92, 98, or 192 credit available through WFCB, ERS, ESP, Nature and Culture, Entomology, Landscape Architecture, Education. Other departments by request.
Call for CRN at 752-7823 or send e-mail to
Elect one or two quarters. Repeats every quarter.
Fri. 1 - 3 PM. Location to be announced.
Additional meetings and field trips to be determined.

Learn about the ecology and culture of Putah Creek! Help create an outreach program for kids! Learn valuable career and communication skills! Gain outreach and teaching experience! Share your knowledge with regional youth and the general public! Sign up for two quarters!

PUTAH CREEK EXPLORATIONS is an interactive education project focused on the natural and cultural issues of Putah Creek. In this internship you will learn about the plants, animals, habitats, and people of the Putah Creek Bioregion and, working in teams with other students, turn that knowledge into hands-on science, art, and bioregional activities and adventures that stimulate active learning. Next, you will implement your activities with young people in and out of school and at the creek. Your project will directly contribute to an university outreach program for our region's youth.

A two quarter option is offered for students to continue and present activities created by various teams to area youth and school groups. Become a part of an ongoing environmental education program.

Transcript notation available. Grad students and auditors welcome. (Units available for past interns to implement activities).
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