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What’s Happening in the Valley Women’s Club!

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Record Number of Youngsters Help at 30th Annual River & Road Clean Up

The 30th Annual SLV River & Road Clean Up was both successful and unusual. For the first time, the number of children working to remove trash and recyclables from along
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Waiting for Felton Meadow Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)

In early March, the County Planning Department requested input on what should be included in the Felton Meadow Project’s Environmental Impact Report, in a “Notice of Preparation (NOP) of the
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Environmental Committee Provides Significant Data to Support County in Effort to Deter PG&E From Removing Thousands of Trees Along Gas Pipelines

Several Environmental Committee members have focused enormous energy into providing the County staff with legal rationale that will enable them to control any agreement with PG&E rather than just following
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Be a Part of the 30th Annual River & Road Clean Up, Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Al Haynes, first Watershed Analyst for the San Lorenzo Valley Water District, wrote a grant for the Water District to establish the first River & Road Clean Up thirty years
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Membership Report

By Pam Spehar & Connie DeNault The VWC membership team is working on updating our website so that it will work in concert with the new membership database and software
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VWC Ballot Endorsements

Remember to Vote on November 8

The Board of The Valley Women’s Club has voted to endorse two local measures and one statewide proposition on the November 8 ballot. Proposition 67 – The VWC urges a YES vote.  This proposition seeks to affirm SB 270, banning single-use plastic bags in California. This is extremely important for the environment. More information at  https://ballotpedia.org/California_Proposition_67,_Plastic_Bag_Ban_Veto_Referendum_(2016).  [Note –
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Record Number of Youngsters Help at 30th Annual River & Road Clean Up

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The 30th Annual SLV River & Road Clean Up was both successful and unusual. For the first time, the number of children working to remove trash and recyclables from along the waterways outnumbered adults! More family groups and over 30 Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts (including Troop 604, and Pack 654 in Felton and Pack
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Waiting for Felton Meadow Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)

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In early March, the County Planning Department requested input on what should be included in the Felton Meadow Project’s Environmental Impact Report, in a “Notice of Preparation (NOP) of the Draft Environmental Impact Report.” The NOP was distributed to agencies and organizations throughout the County. Agencies such as NMFS-NOAA and the SLV Water District, and
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Environmental Committee Provides Significant Data to Support County in Effort to Deter PG&E From Removing Thousands of Trees Along Gas Pipelines

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Several Environmental Committee members have focused enormous energy into providing the County staff with legal rationale that will enable them to control any agreement with PG&E rather than just following what other counties or cities have done. In essence not allowing PG&E to continue removing trees, but to prevent ANY tree removals until each individual
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Be a Part of the 30th Annual River & Road Clean Up, Saturday, September 17th, 2016

river-road-2015

Al Haynes, first Watershed Analyst for the San Lorenzo Valley Water District, wrote a grant for the Water District to establish the first River & Road Clean Up thirty years ago. He reached out the the Valley Women’s Club to help him enlist volunteers and manage publicity. After the first year, the VWC coordinated the
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Membership Report

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By Pam Spehar & Connie DeNault The VWC membership team is working on updating our website so that it will work in concert with the new membership database and software we recently purchased. The new system will help us maintain membership records, and improve our communications with members. We’re very excited to begin using it!
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VWC Joins in Boulder Creek’s Great 4th of July Parade – and wins 3rd Place!

Raccoonette Connie and Rosie the Raccoon

The 4th of July Parade in downtown Boulder Creek was a grand event, with hundreds of SLV folks lining Central Avenue (Hwy 9) to enjoy this true community event. Our new SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers’ (RRC) Mascot, Rosie the Raccoon, debuted as the Valley Women’s Club “Grand Marshall.” Rosie’s custom-designed costume was modeled by our Board
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PG&E Tree Cutting Issue

Photo by Kevin Collins of Ponderosa Pines along Graham Hill Rd. with PG&E’s gas pipeline markers. May, 2016

The Valley Women’s Club Environmental Committee will present a letter and the current total number of supporters at the Santa Cruz County Supervisor’s meeting at 9:30am Tuesday 6/14/16. Please support our aim to slow down the PG&E process and allow citizen input. Graham Hill RD is a beautiful forested entry to our Valley—help us keep
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