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Celebration honors Yolo Land Trust

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April 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

A celebration of the conservation work of the Yolo Land Trust will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at Hedgerow Farms, at County Roads 88 and 27 in Yolo County.

“Birds, Berries and Bouquets” participants will enjoy strawberry treats, ice cream and Yolo County wines, along with walking tours to see Hedgerow Farms’ native plant assemblages and view the wide variety of birds, native pollinators and other beneficial insects that are attracted to the farm.

“Bring your binoculars and friends and enjoy the bouquets of spring in the country,” said Mary Kimball, Yolo Land Trust Board President.

The fundraiser will also celebrate the Yolo Land Trust’s 23 years of farmland conservation. The Yolo Land Trust has conserved 51 parcels of farmland for a total of nearly 9,000 acres of agricultural land, riparian corridors and Swainson’s hawk habitat in Yolo County permanently conserved. These farms remain in private ownership and on Yolo County’s tax rolls.

John and Marsha Anderson, owners of Hedgerow Farms, will host the “Birds, Berries and Bouquets” celebration at their home. Hedgerow Farms produces California native grasses, sedges, rushes and forbs seeds and plants. The Andersons are well known for their innovative strategies in farmland habitat restoration, landscaping and environmental education.

“John and I have been supporters of the Yolo Land Trust for many years,” said Marsha Anderson. “As a board member, I am delighted to invite the community to Hedgerow Farms to celebrate the good works of the Yolo Land Trust.”

Tickets for the event are $30; bring a friend for $10. For reservations to attend or for more information, contact the Yolo Land Trust at (530) 662-1110, spring@yololandtrust.org or http://www.yololandtrust.org.

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  • Rich RifkinApril 26, 2011 - 1:38 pm

    "Tickets for the event are $30; bring a friend for $10." I wonder what percentage of the people attending this silly event will be wealthy people? That is, how many of them have profitted from this land trust scam? "The Yolo Land Trust has conserved 51 parcels of farmland for a total of nearly 9,000 acres of agricultural land, riparian corridors and Swainson’s hawk habitat in Yolo County permanently conserved." Apparently I am the only citizen who is bothered by this huge giveaway of taxpayer money to rich landowners. We have given millions and millions of dollars to these gazillionaires, so that they would not convert farmland, which cannot legally be converted because it is zoned for agriculture, into land for housing. In other words, we are paying very rich folks millions of dollars to do absolutely nothing, the same as they would have done had we used this money to help the poor or kept it in the pockets of the average taxpayers. Meanwhile, our county supervisors who say they are in favor of preserving farmland, just made an agreement with a very wealthy developer, Angelo Tsakopoulos, to take roughly 40% of the Conaway Ranch away from his tenant farmers so there will be more habitat for snakes, fish and birds.

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