Announcements

SOLANO LAND TRUST OPEN POSITION FOR: STEWARDSHIP DIRECTOR

Job Description November 2013
Position:                     Stewardship Director

Supervisor:                 Executive Director

Committees:               Project Committee

Employment Type:     Full-time exempt position with a six month introductory period

Compensation:           Competitive salary based on skills and experience

Hours: Generally 8:30 am to 5:30 pm M-F with some flexibility

Job Summary

The Stewardship Director is a new leadership position established to manage the field operations of the Solano Land Trust (SLT) including the Land Stewardship Program and visitor services programs.  The Stewardship Director leads the management of the 11,640 acres SLT owns in fee title in a consistent and professional manner including visitor programs (such as low impact recreation), staff management and managing working lands. The Stewardship Director also administers the Land Stewardship Program budget, including visitor services, and oversees major grants and mitigation projects on SLT lands, in concert with other SLT staff.

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Welcome to the Solano County Farm Bureau Webpage

The Farm Bureau is a grassroots membership, non-profit organization led by a volunteer Board of Directors who represent the commodities grown in our county.   It has an ongoing, close working relationship with the U. C. Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Commissioner. 

 Farm Bureau serves as a political arm of the farmer speaking out on local, state and national issues that affect the agricultural commodities we raise. We also promote education of our members and the community on agricultural-related issues.

 The purpose of Farm Bureau is to surface, analyze, and solve the problems of farmers, ranchers, and loggers — representing the needs and interests of all Solano County farming families. 

 
SUISUN VALLEY FARM CENTER SCHOLARSHIP
The Suisun Valley Farm Bureau Center takes pleasure in announcing its 2014 scholarship program. We will be offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to an outstanding student from our center.
To be eligible:
- The student’s family must be members of the Suisun Valley Farm Center. (If you are a Farm Bureau member, residing in the Fairfield Suisun area, you are a member.)
- The student must be enrolled in an accredited college for the fall semester either as an incoming freshman or as a continuing undergraduate.

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2014 Cattlemen's High School Scholarship
TOM GATES MEMORIAL BEEF SCHOLARSHIP
SPONSORED BY NAPA SOLANO CATTLEMEN’S ASSOCIATION
2014 High School Scholarship
The Napa Solano Cattlemen’s Association will award a $1000
scholarship to an outstanding student graduating from a Napa County or
Solano County high school. Applications must be submitted by March 31,
2014. read more ...

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