Charlotte Orr

Go wild on Valentine’s Day

If your significant other loves the outdoors, skip dinner and a movie and take your loved one to our nearby public lands for an outdoor adventure. The Berryessa Snow Mountain region is the perfect place for a romantic outdoor getaway. This largely undiscovered treasure is the crown jewel of Northern California’s wild backcountry. The region […]

February 08, 2015 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Businesses urge protection for Berryessa-Snow Mountain

Tuleyome and Environment California have released a video featuring business owners who have taken a stand to permanently protect more than 350,000 acres of federal public lands in the Berryessa-Snow Mountain region of Northern California. Last month, 100 local businesses released a letter calling on President Obama to protect this scenic landscape as a national monument. “Berryessa-Snow […]

October 12, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Nature’s beauty is in our own back yard

Yolo County residents can celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 27, right in their own back yard. The Berryessa Snow Mountain region is less than an hour’s drive from Davis, and includes 350,000-plus acres of federal public lands to enjoy.

The Berryessa Snow Mountain region stretches nearly 100 miles from the shores of Lake Berryessa to the flanks of Snow Mountain in the Mendocino National Forest. This undiscovered landscape provides wonderful opportunities to hike, horseback ride, hunt, camp, fish, bird-watch, use motorized vehicles on designated routes, and …

Davis area youths learn wilderness survival skills

More than a dozen youths ages 10 to 14 from Davis and elsewhere in the Sacramento region are better-equipped to handle wilderness emergencies thanks to a four-day Junior Summer Survival Series presented by Tuleyome Home Place Adventures.

The kids met daily last Wednesday through Saturday to learn wilderness survival and safety skills through hands-on activities and demonstrations and from guest speakers. Survival instructor and distinguished military veteran Chris Stephens led activities on all four days at the Cache Creek Nature Preserve, Conaway Ranch and Lake Solano Park.

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