Jeff Darlington

Placer Land Trust presents conservator award to Christine Turner

Retired Placer County Agricultural Commissioner Christine Turner was honored by Placer Land Trust with the prestigious Placer Conservator Award Nov. 12 in Newcastle. Placer Land T ...

Open space is Land Trust’s mission

Just yards away from office buildings and an eatery, you can amble along a trail shaded by tall trees, sit on a bench and watch the birds or stop on a wooden bridge to listen to th ...

Hot bassin' on Bruin Ranch

There’s a 2,300 acre piece of fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation nirvana in North Auburn that I really hope you get a chance to check out. If you’ll recall, I took a tou ...

Funds freed for fuel break projects

It?s back-to-work time for 10 Auburn environmental projects from Auburn to Tahoe halted by California?s budget crisis. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy received the go-ahead last wee ...