Environmental Stewardship

Clubhouse at top rated Yocha Dehe Golf Club Earns LEED Silver Certification

Yocha Dehe Golf Club at the Cache Creek Casino Resort recently earned LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the environmentally conscious design and features of its clubhouse.

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System is the international standard evaluation for green building design. The 18,000-square-foot clubhouse was awarded the Silver certification for exceeding green building standards, including:

Wintun Academy students get involved with Tribal agricultural restoration efforts

Students from Yocha Dehe Wintun Academy were involved in a 2,400 ft. hedgerow planting at Ponotla Piht Ranch on Nov. 16th, 2009. The planting included a mix of native shrubs, grasses and trees. The Tribe has completed many restoration projects in the riparian areas it owns but this is the first native planting in its agricultural areas. The Tribe plans more restoration work on its farm for 2010.

Encouraging Recycling in our Community

On Friday, Sept. 25, new recycle bins were unveiled at a press event in Woodland, Calif. announcing the program entitled "Plastics. Too Valuable to Waste. Recycle."  

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation was the proud sponsor of all bins in Fern Park, recognizing the importance of keeping our public spaces clean and healthy. 

The Tribe partnered with the City of Woodland, Keep California Beautiful, American Chemistry Council and PG&E in this important effort. 

Yocha Dehe Awarded for Environmental Stewardship

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is the proud winner of WateReuse’s 2009 Project of the Year Award for our Cache Creek Desalination Facility. We are the first tribe to win an annual award from the WateReuse Association. 

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