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$2 Million in Watershed Restoration and Conservation Grants Announced$2 Million in Watershed Restoration and Conservation Grants AnnouncedToday DOC awards $2 million in first-of-their-kind grants for watershed restoration and conservation projects on agricultural lands in Marin, Sonoma, Kings and Ventura counties. Each grant went to a locally focused ​Resource Conservation District (RCD). https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/RCD-Watershed-Restoration-and-Conservation-Grants-Announced.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/RCD-Watershed-Restoration-and-Conservation-Grants-Announced.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1482020-11-13T19:10:00Z
Bat Week Interview with an Environmental Scientist & Wildlife BiologistBat Week Interview with an Environmental Scientist & Wildlife BiologistTo bring attention to this year's Bat Week, this week on the blog we spoke to Trinity Smith, an environmental scientist and wildlife biologist in DMR's Abandoned Mine Lands Unit. Abandoned mines may be hazardous to the public, but valuable habitat for wildlife such as bats. https://calconservation.blog/2020/10/26/bat-week-interview-environmental-scientist-wildlife-biologist/, https://calconservation.blog/2020/10/26/bat-week-interview-environmental-scientist-wildlife-biologist/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1462020-10-26T22:00:00Z
Acting State Geologist on CGS Efforts to Keep Californians SafeActing State Geologist on CGS Efforts to Keep Californians SafeWith the anniversaries of two major earthquakes coming up, Acting State Geologist Steve Bohlen talks about the California Geological Survey's ongoing efforts to keep Californians safe.https://youtu.be/8fYcKtjrbGM, https://youtu.be/8fYcKtjrbGMhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1452020-10-16T22:00:00Z
Get Ready to ShakeOutGet Ready to ShakeOutJoin the Department of Conservation in participating in the Great California ShakeOut on October 15. This year's theme is Safe at Home. Do you know what to do in an earthquake? Read more and plan your drill now.https://www.shakeout.org/california/, https://www.shakeout.org/california/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1442020-10-07T19:00:00Z
Blog Update: CGS Geologists Assess Fire Burn Areas for Landslide PotentialBlog Update: CGS Geologists Assess Fire Burn Areas for Landslide PotentialWildfires are a disaster that can spawn yet another disaster: debris flows. CGS scientists continue to deploy as part of a CAL FIRE-led cross agency team – Watershed Emergency Response Teams (WERTs) – studying the damage of wildfires and determining the risk of debris flow.https://calconservation.blog/2020/09/01/cgs-geologists-assess-multiple-fire-burn-areas-for-landslide-potential/, https://calconservation.blog/2020/09/01/cgs-geologists-assess-multiple-fire-burn-areas-for-landslide-potential/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1432020-10-01T19:00:00Z
California Geological Survey Issues New Tsunami Maps for Humboldt CountyCalifornia Geological Survey Issues New Tsunami Maps for Humboldt CountyCGS today released two tsunami hazard maps for Humboldt County. One shows potential tsunami inundation – how far inland a surge of ​seawater might go in a worst-case scenario event. The other map shows where evacuees from a pending tsunami should go to ensure their safety.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Maps-for-Humboldt-County.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Maps-for-Humboldt-County.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1422020-08-13T15:40:00Z

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