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Posts tagged: Sierra Nevada Conservancy

Earth Team Turns a Neglected Area of a Fairground into a Native Plant Demonstration Garden

California Earth Team volunteers plant some of the 250 species of native trees and shrubs planned for a 2,000-sq.-foot demonstration garden in Mariposa County. The garden will be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is expected to host thousands of visitors.

California Earth Team volunteers plant some of the 250 species of native trees and shrubs planned for a 2,000-sq.-foot demonstration garden in Mariposa County. The garden will be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is expected to host thousands of visitors.

Earth Team volunteers have helped transform a neglected area at a county fairground into an attraction experts say will help boost tourism and the local economy in Mariposa, Calif.

Earth Team is the name given to USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service volunteers. They work side by side with NRCS employees on conservation projects to improve their local environment. Read more »