February 2020

Flat View
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Saturday, February 08, 2020

Combat Mud & Manure - Options for your Equine or Livestock Property (Sat. 8 Feb, 2020 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

LandL Project TourLivestock and Land presents a FREE tour of local small acreage equine and livestock properties that have implemented Best Management Practices to better manage mud and manure. Projects were partially funded with a state grant managed by local Resource Conservation Districts and include a solar power aerated compost bin, a standard three bin composting system, a manure storage bunker, a 20,000-gallon rain water catchment system, road drainage, paddock management, and various options for hedgerow and tree plantings to reduce runoff.

Tour will meet in Gilroy at 8:45 AM and participants will be transported by bus to facilities in Hollister, Gilroy and San Martin. Tour begins promptly at 9:00 AM and the bus will return to the start location no later than 1:00 PM. Tour is rain or shine.

Light snacks and coffee will be served at the meeting location and on the bus.


Wednesday, February 12, 2020

RCD Board Meeting (Wed. 12 Feb, 2020 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

An integral part of protecting our county's natural resources is understanding and participation in the processes that drive our community’s future. Why not attend an RCD Board of Directors meeting? It’s one of the great ways to meet your neighbors and to get involved!