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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.

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May 10, 2018

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  • "If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to talk to the animals like Dr. Doolittle did, you can satisfy your curiosity at the 39th annual Endangered Species Faire on Saturday.The free public event, hosted by the Butte Environmental Council will be held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cedar Grove in Bidwell Park. The event’s theme is “Finned Migrations: Connecting Warming Oceans to Inland Streams.”The Endangered Species Faire features education and activities sponsored by more than 30 school groups, government agencies, environmental organizations and community groups on a variety of environmental issues." - ndcarter

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May 4, 2018

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  • " The Butte Environmental Council’s 39th annual Endangered Species Faire is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cedar Grove in Bidwell Park. The event’s theme is “Finned Migrations: Connecting Warming Oceans to Inland Streams.” More than 30 school groups, government agencies, environmental organizations and community groups provide a variety of education and activities on environmental issues. http://www.becnet.org/endangered-species-faire." - ndcarter

Highlights and Sticky Notes:The Butte Environmental Council’s 39th annual Endangered Species Faire is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cedar Grove in Bidwell Park. The event’s theme is “Finned Migrations: Connecting Warming Oceans to Inland Streams.”Tags: no_tagby: ndcarter

April 30, 2018

Highlights and Sticky Notes:Butte Environmental Council: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Earth Day Brunch to benefit Endangered Species Faire. $25 advance, $30 at door. Tickets www.benet.org. 891-6424. Humboldt Community Garden, corner of Humboldt Road and El Monte in Chico.Tags: garden, BEC, chico, earth dayby: ndcarter

BEC News Interests

May 21, 2018

Highlights and Sticky Notes:County staff is recommending a joint powers authority be set up, which would be governed by a five-member board. There would be a representative from each of the three agencies, plus one independent agricultural groundwater pumper and one domestic well user.The JPA will be charged with developing a plan by Jan. 30, 2022, that will assure the aquifer is not used to a degree that depletes it.

The meeting begins at 9 a.m. in the Supervisors Chambers in the county Administration Building, 25 County Center Drive in Oroville.Tags: no_tagby: ndcarter

April 30, 2018

Highlights and Sticky Notes:The meeting Thursday will focus on what’s called the Vina Subbasin, which covers the valley floor between Big Chico Creek and Deer Creek in Tehama County.Thursday’s meeting will provide a chance to meet representatives of those three and view a draft governance structure on how the three would work together.Tags: no_tagby: ndcarter

April 18, 2018

Highlights and Sticky Notes:If the commission stays its course in carrying out voters’ mandate to make sound investments in water storage and drought preparation, average Californians and the state’s ecosystem will benefit in an enduring, sustainable manner that gives our water system more of what it needs to confront climate change.Tags: water, californiaby: ndcarter

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