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Recent Stories - Environment

Remediating mercury at Reclaiming the Sierra

October 17, 2019

Mercury runoff stemming from the historic gold mining that helped make Nevada County the community what it is today continues to provide an environmental challenge from waterhead to the bay and between, according to a...

VIDEO: Nevada County participates in Global Climate Strike

September 20, 2019

Marches, rallies and protests took place around the globe Friday, as people demanded world leaders take action against the “climate crisis.” The world-wide event was partly inspired by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who marched on...

Caltrans urges drivers to watch out for wildlife

September 17, 2019

SACRAMENTO—This time of year, the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions typically peak as animals start migrating to winter habitat, mating season begins for deer and elk, and bears spend more time foraging before hibernation. To help...

Nevada Irrigation District begins redistricting process

August 28, 2019

The Nevada Irrigation District announced Wednesday it has begun a redistricting process in order to ensure its five divisions remain balanced and retain equal representation. Part of what is driving the process is the annexation...