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Cache Creek Begins to Flow East

10 Thousand Years Ago
About 10,000 years ago, mercury deposits are formed in the Coast Ranges by hot water percolating through rocks.

Capay Valley Formation

3 Million Years Ago
Three million years ago, streams drain eastward out of the rising coastal mountains into the Great Valley. An uplift of the Coast Ranges results from development of the San Andreas fault system.

Ann Brice

Ann is the Co-Executive Director of the Yolo Basin Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to educating the public about Central Valley wetlands and wildlife.  She was the founding Executive Director of the Cache Creek Conservancy in 1996 and currently serves on the board of directors of the Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District.
Ecologist Ann Brice

The Cache Creek Watershed Forum

The Cache Creek Watershed Forum is established to serve as an informal coordinating  body for work in the Cache Creek watershed; its participants include representatives  of various creek-related

Establishing the Cache Creek Nature Preserve: Phase II

Phase II begins with the installation of modular buildings and a deck, and construction of a parking lot, entry road, and wood chip trails. Native trees and shrubs are planted.