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High Elevation Gardening. What Grows Here.

Posted January 15th 2016

What Grows Here? Mountain Gardening in Northern California.
By Carol L. Young

Are you interesting in learning more about high elevation gardening? This fun and informative book by Carol L. Young is a basic 'how to' gardening book focusing on Northern California mountain gardening between 2,000 and 7,000 feet elevation featuring pen and ink drawings, charts, diagrams, maps and poems. The 206 page 5th edition includes sections on microclimates, planning your mountain garden, encouraging children to garden, drought- tolerent and  deer-resistant plants.

Author Carol L. Young loves the outdoors and helping people learn to gardern. Carol has not only a Master's Degree in Botany (Plant Ecology) but an understanding of Northern California plants after living 30 years in the high elevation region of Lake Almanor, California. 

For a look inside this highly recommended book, please visit Amazon.com at the link below.
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0963851411/ref=rdr_ext_tmb

High Elevation Gardening. What Grows Here.
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Recycling Search at Earth911.com

Are you wondering where to recycle automotive, batteries, construction, electronics, garden, glass, hazardous, household, metal, paint, paper or plastic waste?  Check out Earth911.com search to find  where to recycle all kinds of things most locally.  Click "Full Article" for details.  ...Full Article

Ranger-Led Snowshoe Walks at Lassen Park Saturdays and Sundays until April 2, 2017

Learn to snowshoe at Lassen Park and let the snow adventure begin. Lassen Volcanic National Park is now offering ranger-led showshoe walks which are an excellent way to learn or practice snowshoeing techniques and explore Lassen in its winter form.  The showshoe walks begin at the Kohm Yah-man-nee Visitor Center (Hwy 36 Entrance to Park) at 1:30 pm and end at 3:30 pm Saturdays and Sundays through April 2, 2017.  Please click 'Full Article' for more details. ...Full Article

New DMV Laws for 2017

DMV reminds California motorists of the new laws for 2017. New laws include use of Electronic Wireless Devices, Child Safety Seats, Motorcycle Lane Splitting, Vehicle Registration Fees, Vehicle Safety Recalls, and more.  For more details on the new laws, please click "Full Article. ...Full Article

Lassen Park Winter 2016 Newspaper Now Online

The winter edition of the Lassen Volcanic National Park newspaper is now online and offers information about winter activities, ranger-led snowshoe walks, ski and snowshoe routes, winter travel, and more.  Click "Full Article" for a link to the paper. ...Full Article

Shingletown, Lassen Park and North State Webcams and Caltrans Road Conditions

What is the weather like in Shingletown or at Manzanita Lake?  Is there snow at Eskimo Hill? Is Interstate 5 open or closed driving north? Check out the Shingletown, Lassen Park and North State webcams. Click on 'Full Article' for more details and links to regional webcams and road information. ...Full Article

Lassen Park Alerts and Conditions

To view current alerts and conditions in Lassen Volcanic National Park, please click the link "Full Article" link below for more information including road closures, highway information and snow depth. ...Full Article

Shasta County Information and Board of Supervisors Agendas, Minutes and Videos

Are you  wondering what is on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors agenda or where to find out more information about Shasta County and its various departments including minutes and video of Board of Supervisor Meetings, telephone, fax and website information? Please click "Full Article" for more details.
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Trail Rides at the Wild Horse Sanctuary in Shingletown 2017

To raise money to support the horses, the Wild Horse Sanctuary in Shingletown offers 2 and 3-day weekend pack trips to the public in 2017. Each day ride the trails created by the wild horses and burros. Click "Full Article" for more details. ...Full Article

Veterans. Are You Looking for a Place to Call Home? Check out Cal Vet.

Veterans looking for a place to call home are encouraged to check out Cal Vet Veterans Home of California in Redding.  They offer affordable housing at all levels of care. Click "Full Article" for more details. ...Full Article

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