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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

Eradication of Invasive Plants

The entire riparian zone at the Nature Preserve has become clogged with invasive plants called tamarisk (salt cedar) and arundo (false bamboo). Arundo is so abundant that it forms a solid wall 30’

Measure D

In August the Board of Supervisors votes to put its Off-Channel Mining Plan(OCMP) on the ballot, Measure D, to compete with the citizen-drafted Initiative to Regulate Mining, known as Measure C.

Citizens for Responsible Mining Initiative

Citizens for Responsible Mining, a county-wide environmental action group, drafts an initiative aimed at preventing the aggregate industry from conducting deep-pit gravel mining, because of fear that

Yolo County struggles over mining policy

Yolo County officials continue to struggle over a policy to govern gravel mining on Cache Creek.