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The Butte Environmental Council (BEC) is a non-profit environmental organization based in Butte County, California. Our mission is to protect and defend the land, air and water of Butte County and the surrounding region through action, advocacy and education.  BEC was formed in 1975 and for over 40 years, BEC has had a significant voice in shaping the environment and policies of Butte County and beyond.

BEC in the News

September 23, 2018

Highlights and Sticky Notes:The event, hosted by the Butte Environmental Council (BEC), invited people from every walk of life, young and old, families and students, long time community members and those just passing through, to show love for the park by collecting and disposing of all the litter they could get their little hands on.Tags: no_tagby: ndcarter

September 17, 2018

Highlights and Sticky Notes:They gathered at two locations, Hooker Oak Park and the Annie K. Bidwell Parlor. From there they were sent to creeks throughout the city and picked up the trash they saw.Tags: no_tagby: ndcarter

September 17, 2018

Highlights and Sticky Notes:With buckets, gloves and trash pickers in hand, hundreds of volunteers set out to accomplish one task on SaturdayTags: no_tagby: ndcarter

BEC News Interests

September 23, 2018

Highlights and Sticky Notes:in 2007, Chico State formed the Institute for Sustainable Development and Butte College’s Associated Students created the Sustainability Resource Center.

This year marks the end of an era for both entities, as both lost directors and have been diminished, though some of their programming will remain.Tags: no_tagby: ndcarter

September 10, 2018

Highlights and Sticky Notes:The structure of the agencies being established to manage the groundwater beneath Butte County is made clear by two items before the Butte County Board of Supervisors Tuesday.There are hearings scheduled on both JPA approvals: Wyandotte Creek at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Vina at 9:40 a.m. Comment will be taken from the public on both proposals.Tags: no_tagby: ndcarter

September 5, 2018

Highlights and Sticky Notes:A plan to reduce environmental roadblocks to development on Butte County is moving forward again after a hiatus of more than a year.Tags: no_tagby: ndcarter

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