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Feather River Bulletin nn Plumas County reserves 'which is sponsored by more than nine tires per user* the right to stop acceptingPlumas County Department tires for free disposal at any of Public Works, Department When: Saturday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. time, with or without notice, of Conservation-Division of - 2 p.m. (for drop-off) Free disposal is not avail- Recycling and the Rural able for tire dealer or other Counties' Environmental Where: Public Works, 1.834 businesses. Services Joint Powers Au- East Main St., Quincy There wilt be a 2011 tire thority. amnesty event in Chester. Funding for this program is Cost: NO CHARGE to Plumas A grant from the California limited. County residents ,, Department of Resources Re- *Califgrnia law prohibits trans- cycling and Recovery (CalRe- What: Passenger truck or port of more than nine tires at cycle) funds the tire amnesty, car tires without rims -- no anytime There will be a community newable transportation fuel Action is needed now to en- fOrum on expanding the U.S. per year by 2022. This is an in- sure viable petroleum alter- biofuels market Wednesday, terim plan and now the de- -natives are developed in con- Oct. 13, at the Lassen Nation- partment needs input and junction with efficiency im- al Forest office, 2550 Rivm:- feedback from rural America. provements to address these side Dr., in Susanville, from America has one-third of growing concerns. 2,5 p.m. the world's automobiles (230 The USDA's plan is avail- The forum is sponsored by million) and uses 25 percent of able at the North Cal-Neva Resourcethe world's oil. The American tinyurl.com/USDABiofuels. Conservation and Develop- economy depends on liquid Participation in the forum ment Area and will be led by transportation fuels, princi- is strongly encouraged as United States Department of pally.derived from petroleum, decisions made now will af- Agriculture (USDA) staff, to power cars, buses, trucks, fect generations to come. In- The USDA has outlined a trains, barges and airplanes, put will be vital to the final plan for developing a success- Reliance of foreign produc- plan. ful biofuels market capable of ers for oil is estimated to in- For questions or more de, achieving the U.S. Renewable crease 30 percent through tails on the biofuels market, Fuels Standards mandate of 2030; the transport sector's contact Mark Steffek, 233- not only producing, but also greenhouse gas emissions will 8868, or e-mail Mark.Steffek using 36 billion gallons of re- grow by nearly 40 percent.@ca.usda.gov. O Q t Q O : Talk with Dick Everyone invited---bring the family! No-host bar ! I • " Elk Hall Hwy 70in East Qu!ncy :, 0 " Q OOeOOOOQ~QQQOQQQO Q Paid for by the Committee to Elect • Lundy for Supervisor 2010 FPPC# 1323853 • QOQQQOQOOQO000000 ~mOj e We have a great selection of these new & unique spring-flowering bulbs: Tulips (lots of colors) • Crocus • Daffodils Hyacinth (several colors) • Paperwhite Narcissus We have house, plants| Monday-Friday: 9am - 5pm • Saturday 9am-3pm • Closed Sunday Our roots are deep in Plumas County • Quality & Experience Since 1946 Where we love our plants enough to raise them here Full Service Florist .. Don't forget, we delivdr 41796 Hwy. 70, Quincy .ivorColl~3e ~ viP'S" 283-2010 If you want to send a letter to the editor or a press release, please send it here: dfragnoli@plumasnews.com Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 7A Biodiversity group m The fall California Biodi- for Forest Restoration and versity Council meeting Oct. Resiliency in the Sierra 13 - 14, will explore the fu- Nevada," the council will ture of forests, tour landscape scale restora- The opportunities and tion projects on the Sierrav- challenges faced in restora- ille Ranger District of the tion of California forests is Tahoe National Forest con- the focus of the meeting, ducted over the last 15 • Large-scale restoration years. 'work across administrative The tour will include fuel- boundaries is needed if valu- break and forest thinning able forests are to adapt and projects created in 1998, thrive even in the face of in- along State Highway 89 as- creasing widespread distur- part of the long term collabo- bances such as climate ration with the Quincy Li- change, wildfires, population brary Group. pressures and insect and dis- Another stop will examine ease attacks, watershed scale forest and With a focus on restora-, meadow restoration in Ca'r- tion, the group Will look at men Valley. the potential to provide more In Calpine, the tour will benefits from the forests, to discuss community fuel re- work across boundaries and duction Conducted by the to address restoration chal- Forest Service and the Sierra lenges as biomass disposal County Fire Safe and Water- and utilization, fuels reduc- Shed Council. tion barriers, meadow For more information, con- restoration needs and com- tact Lauren McNees at lau- munity stability goals, ren.mcnees@fire.ca.gov or Withathemeof"Managing (916) 445-5845; or Sherry Oct. 13-14 Meeting times October 13: Field Tour 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m Tour starts at 10:30 a.m. from Sierra Valley Lodge, Calpine near Graeagle. 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