Preserving Calaveras County’s Valuable Water: CCWD

The Calaveras County Water District is dedicated to protecting, enhancing and developing the rich water resources to the highest beneficial use for Calaveras County, while maintaining cost-conscious, reliable service, and quality of life, through responsible management.

A leap from the past: California red-legged frogs

So what species was most likely the celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County? Mark Twain’s story was first published in 1865 and Bullfrogs weren’t introduced until around 1890, so most experts agree that if the story were true, Dan’l Webster would have been a California red-legged frog.

Magicians of Nature

The importance of trees can’t be overestimated. If not for trees, the diversity of life and the beauty of nature would be nowhere as vibrant as we find it today. Since the beginning, trees have furnished us with two of life’s essentials: food and oxygen.