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History

Ben Adamo

Miner

Ben moved to Yolo County in 1974 to work in the mining industry. Since then he has been involved in all aspects of gravel mining including facility construction, equipment operation, permitting, and reclamation planning.

Ben Adamo

Wyatt Cline

Native Californian Rancher

Wyatt ranches 600 acres of rangeland in Capay Valley, not far from his family’s original farm. Before that, he spent 31 years in the fire service, retiring as the Fire Battalion Chief for the city of Woodland.

Wyatt Cline

Marshall McKay

Tribal Council Chairman

Marshall is serving his third term as elected Council Chairman of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation.

Marshall McKay

Ann Brice

Ecologist
Ann is the Co-Executive Director of the Yolo Basin Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to educating the public about Central Valley wetlands and wildlife.  She was the founding Executive Director of the Cache Creek Conservancy in 1996 and currently serves on the board of directors of the Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District.
Ecologist Ann Brice

Mastodon Discovery

2005
 gravel mining company uncovers a bone of a mastodon near the Preserve and donates it to Yolo County to be stored at the Cache Creek Nature Preserve. 

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