Poultry Jubilee rules the roost in Anza

Poultry Jubilee rules the roost in Anza

‘Fowl’ weather did not deter bird fans attending the Anza Poultry Jubilee on Sat., May 6. The event was held at the Organic Feed Store in Anza. There were ducks, guinea keets (babies), ducklings, fresh eggs, hatching eggs, chicken pullets, chicks of dozens of different breeds and even a tiny Serama rooster that crowed happily all day. Local […]

Anza celebrates Earth Day

Anza celebrates Earth Day

The 10th Annual Anza Earth Day celebration April 22 at Anza’s Minor Park was a sensational success. Not only was this an educational event, but Anza’s Earth Day was a special time to socialize, learn, touch, see and absorb a huge menu of earth-friendly activities and presentations. Hosted by The High Country Conservancy, the celebration covered all things sustainable, with […]

High Country Conservancy celebrates California Poppy Day

High Country Conservancy celebrates California Poppy Day

The High Country Conservancy and volunteers celebrated California Poppy Day April 6, by weeding the field of native California poppies on the east side of the Little Red Schoolhouse in Anza. Conservancy founder and Secretary Marea Stinnett supplied and helped install composite edging for around the garden. The California State Legislature adopted the California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) as […]

Traditional uses for Lavender 

Traditional uses for Lavender 

The following is a list of traditional remedies using Lavender oil, hydrosol and Lavender flowers/plant products according to many sources one can find ready on the internet. This article should not be taken as medical advice; these are only suggestions and for informational and entertainment purposes only. Each person must make their own evaluations.   […]

Anza Electric Cooperative, Inc. announces rate change

ANZA – Effective June 1, 2016, Anza Electric Cooperative, Inc. will make changes to its residential rates. The new rates will reduce bills for all monthly residential members below 1,000 kilowatt-hours. Simultaneously, higher energy tier rates will increase slightly to accommodate the costs of system improvements for additional demand capacity on our distribution system. The […]

Responses of birds to large-scale wildfires in western Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Philip Unitt, Curator of Birds and Mammals, San Diego Natural History Museum will present a program entitled Responses of Birds to Large -Scale Wildfires in Western Anza-Borrego Desert State Park April 22-23. The program is underwritten by The Pratt Memorial Fund at Union Bank of California. In his presentation, Unitt, who examined responses of 100 […]

Spring planting season, selecting the right tree

Spring planting season, selecting the right tree

ANZA – As winter thaws into spring, many homeowners are poised to take advantage of prime tree-planting season. Establishing new trees early can aid their growth throughout the year, and help them survive when hot weather arrives. But with so many tree species to choose from, how can homeowners know which trees are best suited […]

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