Placer Nature Center

Workshops reflect shades of green

It’s actually easy being green. A workshop series at the Placer Nature Center makes it even easier with sessions on pruning, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds, composting ...

‘Outstanding’ and with the award to prove it

The Placer Community Foundation is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Grantmaker award. The California Capital Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals sel ...

Earth Day celebrated throughout the week

Today is Earth Day, and this is news you shouldn’t take sitting down. Earth Day, in its 39th year, provides a global opportunity for people to step out and do something to better ...

Bird count is true winter creature feature

Foothill bird watchers can count on seeing lots more than just housefinches and scrub jays during this year’s Great Backyard Bird Count. “If you go out, you can easily find a ...