Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today that the Department of the Interior’s regional Climate Science Centers and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center are awarding nearly $6 million to universities and other partners for 50 new research projects to better prepare communities for impacts of climate change.
State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces California Selected for Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Project
Sacramento, California - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today that California has been selected to participate in a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot project aimed to provide students more access to fresh fruits and vegetables purchased from local farmers.
Suisun City, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering pig hunting opportunities at Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in Solano County. CDFW will accept application cards through close of business February 9, 2015 and the drawing will be held on February 12, 2015.
Fairfield, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is seeking applicants for the Natural Resource Volunteer Program (NRVP) to serve in the North Coast Enforcement District (NCED). Interested residents in Humboldt, Del Norte, northern Mendocino and western Trinity counties are strongly encouraged to apply.
Eastern Sierras, California - Anglers in the Eastern Sierras will get an early holiday gift this year, an extra 60,000 fish to try and catch.
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in partnership with Text4Baby, a free national mobile health service, have launched a customized health and safety text messaging service in California. Text4Baby, is now widely available in English and Spanish to California parents. The service provides critical health information via text message to pregnant moms and new parents with infants younger than age one.