Life After Measure Z

December 6, 2016

Nearly 65% of voters said YES to Measure Z.  In most elections that would be a landslide.  But in California, measures that provide funding for specific purposes require approval by a supermajority – 66.7% of the votes cast. Measure Z would have provided the first dedicated funding for the Napa County Regional Park and Open […]

10/29/16 EcoCamp Berryessa Fall Festival Cancelled Due to Rain.

October 27, 2016

  GOOD NEWS/BAD NEWS 10/29/16 EcoCamp Berryessa Fall Festival Cancelled Due to Rain. Rain is good for just about any and everything – except maybe outdoor planned activities with kids. The decision has been made to cancel this Saturday’s Fall Festival/Ribbon cutting at EcoCamp Berryessa. Please share and let anyone in your circle who might […]

Old Mill Days at Bale Grist Mill – Oct. 1 & 2

September 13, 2016

An 1850s/1860s living history event for the whole family!   Napa Valley’s historic Bale Grist Mill is one of the last mills that still grinds grain on the old pair of stones brought here by ship from “the old country”. October 1st & 2nd at Old Mill Days people can visit the mill and experience […]

Efforts Underway to Protect 856-Acre Forest in Angwin

September 6, 2016

From the Napa Valley Register By Barry Eberling An 856-acre forest near Angwin with redwoods seldom found so far inland could soon be permanently preserved from chainsaws and development… Click here to read the rest of the story.

Check out our August Newsletter

August 11, 2016

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Seasonal Closure of the Back Side of Oat Hill Mine Trail

August 8, 2016

Oat Hill Mine Trail will be closed for the season from Holms Place to Aetna Springs from August 13 to September 25 due to potential fire danger and hunting season.  The trail will reopen post hunting season and after first rains.  For more information, please contact info@ncrposd.org.

Thanks Visit Napa Valley for listing the Bale Grist Mill in your History-Lover’s Guide

July 29, 2016

Check out the Visit Napa Valley Blog and see what other Historic sites are mentioned along with our beloved Mill!  

Check out our July Newsletter!

July 15, 2016

July Newsletter

Napa County Places Open Space Tax on November Ballot

July 13, 2016

Napa Valley Register By Barry Eberling Napa County voters on Nov. 8 will decide whether to approve a quarter-cent sales tax to raise about $8 million annually for watershed and open space protection. Money would be overseen by the county Regional Park and Open Space District. The tax would have to pass by a two-thirds […]

Bothe Napa Valley State Park offers rare glimpses of county’s nature, history

July 6, 2016

Napa Valley Register By Tom Stockwell In 1872, Dr. Charles M. Hitchcock bought a thousand acres of Rancho Carne Humana and built a country home along Ritchey Creek. He called it “Lonely.” Nearly 150 years later the beautiful trails along the creek remain as Bothe-Napa Valley State Park. But you won’t be lonely there anymore. […]