Oct 07 Saturday
This presentation traces the historical impact of mining, diversion, and irrigation which combined have re-sculpted south-Chico's major drainages, landscapes, and hydrology. Early maps, land and water claims, legislation and water policy, legal filings and court rulings, and historic-era documents are consulted for a broad-scope look at the early ranchos, their collapse and sub-division, the area's earliest irrigation projects, hydraulic mining and its catastrophic consequences, and the area's massive reconfiguration in response to rice agriculture.
Presenter: Greg White
Oct 12 Thursday
We're celebrating our 25th Anniversary with a special film night about wildfire resiliency. Come sit and enjoy 'Wilder than Wild' , and join our team and experts afterward for a discussion and questions. Admission is FREE with a suggested donation, and lots more free information will be available to anyone who attends.
Oroville State TheaterWhere: 1489 Meyers Street, Oroville, CAWhen: 6pm-8pmhttps://buttefiresafe.net/event/wilder-than-wild-film-showing/
In fact, we're celebrating for the whole month of October. And we have so much to be excited for: Twenty-five years of wildfire hazard education, mitigation and wildfire recovery all around Butte County. Thousands of residents served. And a chipper program that's become a household name. Not too bad for a non-profit, eh? So be sure to check in on our events page for more happenings this month.
Nov 02 Thursday
Alzheimer's and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living.
Join us to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; and the role of a caregiver. Learn about establishing a system of support, resources, and how to ask for help. Gain tips on how to be a sustainable and resilient caregiver through self-care.
Register online at https://bit.ly/Chico1102 or call 800.272.3900
Co-presented by Passages Caregiver Resource Center and the Alzheimer’s Association
Dec 09 Saturday
Chico area citizens are very lucky to have an open space that is home to galaxies of trees and wildflowers, acorn woodpecker families, many butterfly species, still migrating salmon, an occasional black bear, and much more. This special space is of course Bidwell Park, and Bidwell Park also has a fascinating human social history that shows differences in people and their values and routines, and different thoughts about a park and the park’s place and uses in the Chico community. Paul Belz has been researching, recording, and collecting information on Bidwell Park for several years, and he will base this presentation on his upcoming book about Chico’s Bidwell Park. Come and celebrate this amazing place.
Presenter: Paul Belz