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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 9A t-eazner I-lver UUlleIIn' Where in the World? Carol Leonhardt, right, and Louise Weitze stop to admire a field of tulips during a recent trip to the Netherlands. Where in the World? Shannon Eliason and her grandfather, retired California Highway Patrol Sgt. Jim Morris, visit the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, DC, during National Peace Officers" Memorial Week. Eliason, a 2012 Quincy High School graduate, is currently majoring in criminal justice at Sonoma State University. z I  . WASTE MANAGEMENT FREE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT Saturday, June 7, 2014 9am - 2pm Quincy Transfer Station Abernethy Lane Acceptable household hazardous waste: Acetone Alcohols Ammonia Fertilizers Insecticides Barbecue & Lighter Fluid Window Cleaners Windshield Wiper Fluid Cess Pool Cleaners Chlorine Drain Cleaners Dyes Tree Root/Stump Killer Oil, Automotive Oil, Petroleum Used Oil Filters Paint Strippers Paint Thinners Wood Preservatives Shellac Transmission Fluid Antifreeze Wallpaper Cement Weed Killer Batteries Paint, Wood Stains Bleach Poisons Items not accepted: Radioactive Material * Cylinders (gas) - Explosive Material Medical Waste Residential use only. Commercial waste only accepted by fee. Feather River Disposal, Inc. A Waste Management Company Serving Quincy, Greenville & Chester/Lake A/manor 530-283-2004 Heart Khike offers focus on Maidu connection with land Karen Kleven Special to Feather Publishing Join Trina Cunningham, a member of the Mountain Maidu community, for a soul-stirring and informative hike on the Feather River Land Trust's beautiful Heart K Ranch in Genesee Valley on Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. In addition to the hike, the Heart K ranch house and surrounding historical buildings will also be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Trina's ancestors founded the Davis Ranch, where Trina grew up, and her Mountain Maidu ancestors have inhabited Genesee Valley from the beginning of memory. She also served on the FRLT board that took action to purchase the 884-acre Heart K Ranch (including the Davis Ranch), protecting the land forever. Through its Maidu Land Stewardship Partnership, FRLT is working with Trina and others to ensure Maidu access to land and to incorporate Maidu traditional ecological knowledge into managing the Heart K. Trina is also a member of the Maidu Summit Consortium, composed of representatives from nine Mountain Maidu groups, with a vision of site protection and stewardship throughout the Maidu homeland. The hike is sponsored bY the Feather River Land Trust in order to increase awareness about Maidu history and culture. There is no charge for the event; however, FRLT welcomes donations to support the management of the Heart K Ranch and to honor Trina's time and expertise. The hiking is not strenuous but Trina Cunningham visits the Davis Barn, built Over 100 years ago and used for food storage. Cunningham will lead an upcoming hike on the Heart K Ranch. Photo courtesy Feather River Land Trust will include walking on uneven ground. Meet at the Heart K ranch house at 10 a.m. and be sure to bring lunch and water. The Heart K Ranch is approximately 15 miles from the intersection of Highway 89 and A22 (aka the Taylorsville "T"), Follow A22 to Taylorsville (5 miles) and bear right onto Genesee Road for 9 miles until you see the big red barn on the left. Parking is available to the left of the ranch house. The Heart K Ranch is a key piece of Genesee Valley property for the important cultural value it holds for the northeastern Mountain Maidu community. The ranch is home to [,Quincy's everything from black oak stands that continue to be used for gathering acorns to a homestead that formerly housed a Maidu family. The property includes several miles of riparian corridor that provide prime willow and cottonwood habitat. Traditional Maidu basket weaving requires willow branches and the Heart K is still used as a harvesting site for these resources. The property also includes several orchards that have fallen into disrepair and a hemp patch that provides material for cording. For more information contact Karen Kleven at the Feather River Land Trust, 283-5758 or kkleven@frlt.org. ansner Airfield FLY-IN Fun For Alli Car Show ts: Je! soM that t cost/ ,C Pancake Breakfast Antique Aircraft Home-Built Aircraft Model A Fords Custom Cars or Trucks For more information call: Claudm, 530-283-3551