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Tending the Healing Harvest in the High Desert

When Kyung Pil-Kim and his wife Mary finished long careers in uber-urban Los Angeles, they were ready for something different -- and they got it... Click here for the NRCS feature.

Farmers & Conservation Experts Celebrate Five Years of Helping Tricolored Blackb

In 2017 farmers with rare Tricolored Blackbirds nesting in their fields have again aided the birds’ survival.  By delaying silage harvest, the farmers allowed the birds sufficient time to fledge their young. Working with the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service...

Flying M Cattle Inc., A Legacy in the Owens Valley

Danielle Mendiburu and her sister Nicole Dobrzanski are partners in the Flying M Cattle, Inc. ranch in Owens Valley, California. The ranch is located in the Eastern Sierra Region of the state. They run about 650 head of cross bred cattle on approximately 17,000 acres leased City of Los...

Manton: Recovery After the Fire

Article courtesy of Enjoy Magazine - Sue Young of Manton clearly remembers the moment she realized the time had come to evacuate the 80 acres of forest land she and her husband Gary called home when the 2012 Ponderosa fire grew near. “I could hear it coming and ...”

Conservation Partners Pledge Collaboration on Soil Health and Farm Demonstration

Dixon Ridge Farm in Winters, California, proved a picture perfect setting for more than 50 conservation partners to gather beneath the shade of Russ Lester’s walnut trees Friday, May 5. They were there to witness a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pledging the...


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