Another SLEWS Year Comes to a Close

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On Tuesday, March 13 Florin High School students and teacher Raven Castro returned for their final SLEWS Day of the school year.  

Article: Landowner partnerships protect birds

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River Garden Farms and its efforts here on the farm to benefit wildlife are featured in an article in Audobon California’s Summer/Fall print issue of “News from Audubon California” newsletter.  It is reproduced below with kind permission of its author.  This is a variation of an article they posted on their blog in July, 2017 which we posted here.

Article: Farming for birds at River Garden Farms

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Audobon has published an article on its blog showcasing River Garden Farm’s efforts to benefit wildlife through our various on-site projects!

River Garden Farms has its Third SLEWS Day!

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On Thursday, March 16, the students from Woodland High School returned for their third and final SLEWS Day of the year

River Garden Farms has its Second SLEWS Day!

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Twelve Woodland High School students (along with their teacher and a chaperone) participating in the Center for Land-Based Learning’s SLEWS programs braved the cold foggy morning and returned to River Garden Farms Wednesday, January 25 for the second in a series of three visits to continue work on our Riparian Habitat Project.

River Garden Farms has a SLEWS Day!

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The Center for Land-Based Learning describes its wonderful SLEWS Program (Student and Landowner Education and Watershed Stewardship) as “engaging California high school students and teachers in meaningful environmental stewardships that allow students to practice scientific skills, learn from natural resource professionals, and expand on classroom concepts, while accomplishing real habitat restoration projects on farms, ranches […]

Riparian Habitat Restoration Project: Surveying Elderberries to Establish Our Baseline


River Garden Farms is in the early stages of initiating a riparian habitat restoration project. Riparian habitats consist of woody vegetation and are found along rivers, creeks, streams and lakes. With assistance from the Sacramento River Forum, areas are being restored, protected and enhanced to provide habitat for native wildlife and insect species in harmony […]