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Free Workshop On Year-Round Gardening

MARIPOSA COUNTY – You CAN have fresh food all year long. Mariposa Master Gardener President Betty Massey will present a free workshop on year-round gardening Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at Senior Citizen Hall, 10340 Greely Hill Road, Greely Hill. She will cover which things grow best in cool weather and which do best in warm weather, ...

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Audubon Presents Wings Of The Rocky Mountains

Contributed by Len McKenzie MARIPOSA – Birds of prey, or raptors, are among the most charismatic of animals, evoking a sense of awe, excitement and respect for their vital role as predators in the food web. Admired for their grace, strength, speed and hunting prowess, hawks and owls range widely across North America. Most of the Sierra Nevada and Central ...

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A Golden Day Of Prospecting

MARIPOSA – When a California Gold Country couple found a stash of pristine old coins while dog-walking on their nearly bankrupt property, word spread faster than they could say “Eureka!” Dubbed the “Saddle Ridge Hoard” for the space on the couple’s land where the dirt-crusted fortune was accidentally discovered in rusty cans, experts estimate the find to be the most ...

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Sustainable Forestry Practices Discussed

MARIPOSA – Steve Brink, Forester with Calforests, will make a presentation to the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Mar. 18, at 9 a.m. at the Mariposa County Government Center. “Sustainable Forestry Practices for the Future” will be the subject of the presentation, and the public is invited to attend.

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Webcast Workshop on Mitigating Drought

Optimizing Pasture, Supplemental Feed, and Managing Risk MARIPOSA – With the first part of the season being so dry, many ranchers are dealing with the shortage of forage on their rangelands by buying hay, culling livestock, and supplementary feeding, among other things. To address the issue of drought, UC Sierra Foothills Research and Extension Center is hosting a workshop addressing ...

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Learn To Prune Fruit Trees At Free Workshop

MARIPOSA – To get the best out of your fruit trees, you have to give them the best care with the right tools at the right time of the year. That right time is now. Mariposa Master Gardeners present a free workshop on pruning presented by fruit tree specialist and Farm Advisor Maxwell Norton Saturday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m. ...

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Just Keep Ballroom Dancing

MARIPOSA – Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for a good time, as two ballroom events – one in Oakhurst and one in Mariposa – are coming to the mountain area in January. On Friday, Jan. 10, the Elks Lodge Oakhurst will host their monthly dinner and dance, open to anyone who likes to “cut a rug.” Dinner ...

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Dream Playhouse Raffle Benefits CASA

MARIPOSA – Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Mariposa County has teamed up with local builder Lawson Construction, with the goal that all children in Mariposa County have a safe, loving and permanent home. Lawson Construction is donating a custom built dream playhouse to CASA of Mariposa County who will be raffling it off to raise funds to help neglected ...

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Birding Field Trip On Saturday With YAAS

MARIPOSA – The Yosemite Area Audubon Society will lead a birding field trip to the Merced Falls Reservoir (McSwain Forebay) beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov 16. Everyone will meet at the Mariposa rest area adjacent to the Mariposa Museum and History Center just off Highway 140.

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It's All About Fall At Jerseydale Ranch Pumpkin Patch

MARIPOSA — This is prime pumpkin time, people! Whether you’re looking for one to carve or to grace your autumn table, you may want to visit Jerseydale Ranch Pumpkin Patch. We go very year, and every year it gets better. It’s a pretty drive out there, depending on where you live, and not too far from the Triangle Café, which ...

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