In the midst of a four-year drought, a group of farmers, farm advisors and water managers met to discuss capturing & recharging groundwater basins using floodwater – once the rains begin.
California’s persistent drought has underscored groundwater as a crucial source of water. Unfortunately, groundwater has been drastically over-pumped and the tools needed to manage groundwater effectively haven’t always been available.
Last week, we teamed up with California Ag Solutions to promote conservation tillage and its benefits at the 2015 World Ag Expo. The annual expo draws over 100,000 national and international visitors every year.
Sustainable Conservation journeyed out to the beautiful Green Gulch Farm and Zen Center in Marin County to help plant 90 alder trees across the newly restored portion of Green Gulch Creek.