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Garden Project: Summer Reflections

Marianna Burrett (tendtheearth.net), Jamie, Danielle, Charlee, Kim (Zucchini smile) Jayden, Skyla, Rodney, Danielle, J. Doss (Unit Director) By: Marianna Burrett Beneath the towering giant mammoth sunflowers, children can be seen (and heard) discovering the perfect, ready to harvest cucumbers or the three varieties of squash that are the result of their skillful gardening practices. Another child is quick to point ...

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Kellie Flanagan

Kellie is a thinker and writer who loves to play with clay. Married and raising a teenager, this local scribe spends time cooking for family and complaining about caring for a menagerie including two dogs, three cats, one lizard, two fish and ten heritage hens. In the unlikely event that she wins the Nobel Prize in any category, Kellie remains ...

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Dave Wolin Presents Madera County To California Film Commission

Madera County Film Commissioner Dave Wolin displayed the benefits of filming in Madera County and the Southern Yosemite region to the film industry during the quarterly meeting of the California Film Commission in Los Angeles last week. Using a powerpoint presentation, Commissioner Wolin showed some of the history of Madera County filming, from the “Great Outdoors”, filmed at Bass Lake, ...

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Madera Wine Trail

We are proud to invite you to Madera County, a unique grape growing region. Guest visiting the madera wine trail enjoy the benifits of the region’s rich history, knowledgable hosts and tasting rooms still small enough you can visit with the winemakers themselves. Come and taste our award winning wines! Site | Map

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Bass Lake Water Sports

Bass Lake Boat Rentals is located right in the center of town, and is the only lake front marina on Bass Lake right at the Pines Resort next door to Ducey’s on the Lake. You’ll find a full service marina with Ski Boat, Patio Boat and Fishing boat rentals, along with personal water craft Jet Skis, Wakeboards, Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle ...

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The Forks Resort And Restaurant

The Forks Resort, located on Bass Lake, in the Sierra National Forest, is only fourteen miles from the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park and eight miles from the southern end of the Golden Chain Highway through California’s Gold Country. The Forks Resort has built a reputation as a traditional family vacation spot. Family owned and operated for three generations, ...

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Novell Construction

Anyone who has ever hired Dave Novell to do a job will tell you he is dependable, skilled, and passionate about doing the very highest quality work. And if you’ve ever been frustrated by a contractor not calling you back, you will never have that issue with Dave. Dave Novell’s construction experience began in 1971 at Lake Tahoe, where Chuck ...

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Free Recycling in Madera County

The North Fork Transfer Station accepts separated recyclables (no trash) for NO CHARGE. Recyclables accepted include: -Separated recyclables including copy paper, colored paper, cardboard, junk mail, phone books, and magazines, anything that tears, as long as it is not food contaminated or is waxed coated. –Aluminum cans, tin and steel cans, plastics bottles and other plastics; scrap metal, and milk ...

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Hazardous Waste

THE MADERA COUNTY PERMANENT HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION FACILITY IS NOW OPEN The Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility is located at Fairmead Landfill, 21739 Road 19 Chowchilla, CA 93610. See Directions below. The hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturdays (except Major Holidays) FREE DISPOSAL OF RESIDENTIAL HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE The Facility accepts Motor Oil, Antifreeze, ...

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