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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday; June 13, 2012 9A nts build ou ! $25,000.00i "Today you stepped up. Coordinated Resource Man- collaboration between PG&E You're building a legacy:This agement group's Students as and the National Fish and is the time, and you are the Stewards program, funded by Wildlife Foundation, which people who really stepped up the Plumas County Resourcehas contributed $25,000 to- to make Chester High and Advisory Committee, to assist ward this restoration effort on Chester Meadows even bet- with themeadow and riparian six sites. The Nature Restora- ter." With these words, Learn- habitat enhancement effort, tion Trust also contributed to- ing Landscapes coordinator Students' restoration workward a three-day "Teaching Rob Wade congratulated a included installing bird-nesting From the Land" workshop weary but satisfied group of boxes for western bluebirds, that FRLT hosted for local sev- seventh- through ninth-grade American kestrels and treeenth- through 12th-grade students from Chester Junior- swallows. Students also eradi- teachers last July, training Senior High School after a cated noxious weeds and plant- them to lead restoration pro- long day's work to restore ri- ed native plants and willows jects with their students on parian and meadow habitats for riparian bank stabilization Learning Landscapes sites. Of- in Chester Meadows earlier and overall habitat diversity, ficials representing PG&E and this month. Portola seventh- through NFWF presented the contribu- Throughout the 2011-12 ninth-graders, led by Joe tion at a ceremony at Chester school year, and especially Guzzi and five Portola High High School, following a day- during recent weeks, seventh- School staffers, were focused long restoration effort on through ninth-grade PUSD along Wildcat Creek. MeganPG&E's Chester Meadows. students have been participat- Smith and other Quincy High Claire Thorpe, assistant di- ing in a series of stewardship School staff led Quincy sev- rector of NFWF, highlighted and restoration project days enth-gradersontheLeonhardtthe importance of the stu- on their campuses and adja- Ranch. Travis Rubke and Lau- dents' effort and dedication to cent properties as part of the rie Wann led Greenville sev- make a difference in their Feather River Land Trust's enth-graders on the Greenville community and to help re- Learning Landscapes pro- High School campus. Chester store riparian and meadow gram. All of these projects tie seventh- through ninth- habitat for wildlife. "If young into service-learning efforts graders were guided by people like you don't get in- led by teachers in local Caitlin Dalby and Celeste Hig- volved in science and working schools and are part of a local by in Chester Meadows. to care for the earth, we're in partnership between schools, This Learning Landscapes trouble. PG&E gave us the landowners and FRLT. Learn- project was funded in part by money to find the very best ing Landscapes also joined Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s projects. I'm awed by the great forces with the Feather River Nature Restoration Trust, a work you're doing here." Xi Omicron Omega Sorority would like to thanks-the following merchants and individuals , for their generous gift donations, which made the annual Mother-Daughter Tea a huge success and a memorable evening for all. Addie's Floral Anderson's Nursery Ann Taylor Photography Bob and Starla Schoelkopf Bonta Street Bistro Briar Patch Cal Sierra Title Co. Coyote Bar and Grill Crazy Blooms Denim Blues Dish Grace Dr. Bruce Lee Dr. Mario Garibotti Dr. Mike Barton Eco Centric E.P.H.C. Women's Auxiliary Graeagle Frosty Graeagle Land and Water Graeagle Meadows Graeagle Outpost Graeagle Properties Graeagle Store Gumba's Indian Peak Vineyards Lena's Cantina Leonard's Market Les Schwab Longboards Bar and Grill Mary Kay-Patricia Berg Mill Works Mountain Hardware and sports My Skin's Best Friend Nicole's Park Place Patricia Nichols Pizza Factory Plumas Pines Colf Guitars Banjos Mandolins Drum Sets Ukuleles Amplifiers Guitar Stands Guitar Cases and Morel Donnell' MusicLanc rl Angela Risdon of Pacific Gas and Electric Co., Claire Thorpe of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Paul Hardy of the Feather River Land Trust pose with a substantial donation toward Learning Landscapes. Photo courtesy Feather River Lafid Trust Principal's Message I want to personally thank our community for all of the scholarships that they made available to our senior class. I would also like to extend an invitation to the entire commu- nity to attend graduation at FRC for our class of 2012 Fri- day, June 15th, starting at 7:00. -Dr. Sue oun | in The Sierra Pacific Foundation, the philanthropic organization founded in 1979 by the Emmerson Family, recently marked its thirty-third year in granting scholarships to dependent children of Sierra Pacific Industries' employees. i The Foundation has awarded $4501000 to 193 students to assist them as they attend colleges, universities and trade schools during the 2012 -201.3 school year. Since 1980, students have used in excess of $4,700,000 of our scholarship awards to help further their education. "Our family is very proud of our scholarship program and we view our scholarship awards as an investment in the future. Considering our current challenging economic times, we are especially pleased to help these outstanding young people further their education beyond high school and become tomorrow's leaders," said Carolyn Emmerson Dietz, Foundation President. In addition to scholarships, the Sierra Pacific Foundation contributes to youth activities and other organizations in the communities where Sierra Pacific Industries operates. Anthony Braddick Lauren Braddick Jessica Camp Kasey Camp Brianna Campa Everett "Alex" Easley Denise Ginger Keefer Hokanson Hayley Holzer Sjon Hornback Stephanie Krueger Andt:ew Murphy Sara Murphy Jose Oropeza Anastacia Renteria Jessica Renteria Brittany Wilcox Courtney Wilcox Jennifer Wolfe. nities...