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Spring Plant Sale 14 NL Poster

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Solano RCD Spring 2014 Lay of the Land Newsletter

If you're looking for some inspiration for your landscape, check out the latest edition of our biannual newsletter. It's full of information and ideas to make your landscape more drougnt tolerant, more wildlife friendly, and easier to maintain.  Click on the image to download a copy.


Job Opportunities

Paid Summer Internships

The Solano County Water Agency is looking for 5 Water Conservation Interns and 6 Lake Berryessa Outreach interns to work this summer.  Both are temporary, paid internships.

Water Conservation Internships begin Mid-June and end in Fall. Work will involve providing technical and administrative assistance to the Solano County Water Agency and Urban Water Conservation Committee staff.

Lake Berryessa Outreach interships will begin in May and end in September.  The program requires that interns work every weekend at Lake Berryessa as part of a 40 hour work week.

Download the full internship announcement and job application here, You can also learn more about our the Lake Berryessa program here, and contact Marianne Butler for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


 Volunteer Opportunities

Blue Rock Springs Creeks Corridor Restoration Work in Vallejo

Help us plant native oaks, buckeyes and grass plugs and cut/clear  invasive weeds from planting sites.

If you have a group and would like to volunteer during the month of March, please let know the days you would like to work in the corridor and we will do our best to accommodate you.  We're counting on community support for this effort.

Please contact Marianne Butler for more details about Blue Rock Springs Creeks Cooridor Restoration volunteer opportunities by phone at 707.301.5778 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


 Earth Day 2014

Poster Contest for grades K – 12

Solano Garbage Company is holding a poster contest to celebrate Earth Day 2014. There are categories for elementary school, middle school and high school, with three prizes for each category. 1st prize entries will win $50, 2nd place entries win $30 and 3rd place entries win $20.  All entries must be submitted by 5:00 pm on April 11 to Solano Garbage Company in Fairfield.

Download the poster contest rules and application and flyer here.

You can also request an application via email from Sandra Gonzalez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or by visiting the Republic Services—Solano Garbage Company website .



New Program Media

Click on the titles below to check out our new videos:

2013 Suisun Marsh Watershed Program Video

2013 Coastal Clean up Day Video