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Annual cleanup reaches farther than American River
Tuesday Sep 11 2012
This weekend, volunteers will descend upon the confluence of the north and middle forks of the American River in an effort to clean up waterways that extend to more than 20 rivers ...
Another View: Let's protect Auburn from fire
Wednesday Jun 13 2012
John Adams once wrote, ?Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions they cannot alter the state of facts and eviden ...
Land Trust dedicates Harvego preserve
Tuesday Apr 26 2011
Placer Land Trust’s Earth Day dedication of the Harvego Bear River Preserve brought together more than 200 participants for the ceremony and property tours. The Trust for P ...
Thousands volunteer to clean Sierra rivers
Tuesday Sep 28 2010
About 4,500 volunteers participated in the Great Sierra River Cleanup Saturday in various parts of Placer County and Northern California. Volunteers collected 151 tons of trash, ap ...
Volunteers scour 151 tons of trash in Great Sierra River Cleanup
Saturday Sep 25 2010
An estimated 4,500 volunteers collected approximately 151 tons of trash, appliances, car parts and other debris during the second annual Great Sierra River Cleanup Saturday. The ...
Another View: Initiative protects our Sierra forests and communities
Friday Aug 27 2010
This week the Placer County Board of Supervisors and the Auburn City Council voted to support the Sierra Nevada Forest and Community Initiative, an effort sponsored by the Sierra N ...
City approves $17,000 for wastewater study
Monday Aug 23 2010
The city of Auburn is spending $17,000 on a study that will determine whether it is feasible and cost-effective to regionalize its wastewater treatment plant. The study is being c ...
Sierra Nevada Conservancy launches river cleanup website
Tuesday Aug 03 2010
Just when summer winds down in the recreation areas, volunteer organizations will be lining up to clear all the leftover debris. Registration for the second annual Great Sierra ...
Geotourism project maps unique local sites
Tuesday Jul 06 2010
Auburn has its well-known sights like the Foresthill Bridge and the Historic Courthouse. Then there are the scenic byways and off-the-beaten-path family farms, eateries and shops. ...
Sierra Nevada license plates on sale to support conservancy
Friday Oct 02 2009
The campaign to create a license plate for the Sierra Nevada, and to help fund programs of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, began in 2005 with the introduction of legislation to crea ...
Community made a day of sprucing up the confluence
Tuesday Sep 22 2009
The inaugural Great Sierra River Cleanup took out the trash in 22 counties, including Placer. Sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, Saturday’s garbage pickup drew an estim ...
Sierra Nevada Conservancy joins the fire fight
Wednesday Sep 16 2009
As fellow residents of the Sierra Nevada foothills, the employees of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in Auburn are feeling the pain of those who lost their homes in the recent 49 Fir ...
Funds freed for fuel break projects
Monday Sep 07 2009
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 ...
Bounty of office space sits empty
Friday Aug 07 2009
Auburn had an overabundance of office space in 2008 but this year there’s even more, local Realtors say. “There’s a lot of space out there but most of it is concentrated in ...
Our View: Auburn City Council needs to light some fires
Friday Jun 13 2008
Sometimes slow and steady doesn’t cut it – particularly when results are few and far between. The City Council needs to establish a collective “bucket list” and start ligh ...
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