Have you ever wondered how birds decide where to build their nests and raise their families? What qualities do you think female birds prefer in a mate? Do bird parents and chicks talk to each other, and if so what are they saying?
Dr. Matthew Johnson has investigated these types of questions in several bird species, and he will be presenting his research on shorebird behavior and conservation at the upcoming Plumas Audubon Society meeting May 8, 7 p.m. at the Plumas County library.
|The 6,864 acre Panther Fire is now 60% contained in Tehama County. The map also shows the 75 acre Cedar Fire burning a few miles south of Butte Meadows in Butte County.|
The Panther Fire in Tehama County burned 6,864 acres and was 60 percent contained as of Monday morning
The fire started the morning of May 1 in a rugged area of the Deer Creek Canyon north of Butte Meadows and Highway 32.Strong winds pushed the fire up steep slopes and the fire had grown to over 6,000 acres by Friday morning.
Although snow can still be seen speckled across some of the mountains surrounding Round Valley Lake, signs of spring are predominant throughout the historic area. The waters are high, the plant life is turning green and ducks are gliding along the lake in search of their next meal. The peaceful manmade lake is only 3 miles from Greenville, and provides the perfect escape for families to relax and enjoy the beautiful area. Photo by Samantha P. Hawthorne
Chester High School Principal Scott Cory (left) and coach Terry Hernandez (right) watch proudly as senior wrestler Rocklin Loranger signs his letter of intent with Northern State University’s wrestling program April 19. Photo courtesy Paige Broglio
Chester High School wrestler Rocklin Loranger signed his national letter of intent with Northern State University’s Division II wrestling program April 19.
Division II is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association — the school’s current year overall record is 5-11.
Under wrestling coach Pat Timm’s instruction, Loranger will begin his college career in the 2013-14 season in the middle weight class. He currently weighs in at 141 pounds.
On April 24, the little hospital that could chugged its way up to the capital to plead its case to the legislators in Sacramento.
Eastern Plumas Health Care CEO Tom Hayes and Plumas County Supervisor Jon Kennedy testified to the Senate Health Committee on behalf of Senate Bill 646.
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