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Bulletin County News Wednesday, April 1 Hlgl e eradication efforts currently creating nature retreats, or Editor underway, conservancies. appreciates the beautyLast year, for the first time Some ranchers charge up to Valley more, resi- in Plumas County. roadsides$100 per person, per day, for visitors? were being sprayed with a se- access to creeks for fishing, for question may be hard lective chemical designed to example. but answers to an- kill only the thistle. Taylor said there are others question were numer- Why not follow this effort by who provide sites where planting native wildflowers in artists and bird-watchers can }at do visitors notice place ofthethistles, Showersit, forafee, ofcourse. they drive into the corn- asked fellow meeting partici- There are tax breaks arid ies of Greenville, Cres- pants, grants available, as well, she illsandTaylorsville? Taylor reminded partici- said. !' Greenville, the answer pants about potential prob-Another idea briefly men- often given at community lems, including requirements is the mess at the old for doing this kind of project ]te on Highway 89. on public versus private lands. hough there has been a The county was required to :i work accomplished byreport to the,Environmental Woody Hovland since Protection Agency before be- storms of 1993 caused ginning the thistie program, of the building to col- for example. pseveral residents still Shower said that Agricultur- I'Ugf ~ ~in IV w_ " " al Commissioner Karl Bishop S an eyesore," was one had been very helpful and in- aent made during the formative, and may be able to recent meeting with help sort through require- of the Indian Vallev ments if and when the time I Forum, the Chain- came tO plant wildflowers COmmerce, and Plumas along the roads of Indian Val- rved Oa 2020 representative Lee r OrdetSchramel Taylor. !puty Shower, chairman of ld as Wieeting, is a member of year,tuber. er. Sheland wife Marty founded ae Gre ep Indian Valley Beauti- t helps mittee after revamping 'ays around Valley Run and re- g a more than $1,000 prof- md Bi]l e chamber. Wortht Showers wanted profits atron dtoward a beautification [er of k:t of some sort, to en- : or preserve some of the "veal fof that so many visitors s Cou m ao