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Rockville Hills Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Rockville Hills’ 633 acres of blue oak woodland, chaparral, and grassland sit atop a thin layer of topsoil covering volcanic ...

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First-ever Solano County flora in the works

July 01, 2012 by Aleta George

Two local botanists are at work on a multi-year project to create the first-ever Solano County flora -- a record of all the native plants that grow there.

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Deadline Looms for Solano’s Rockville Trails

January 10, 2012 by Aleta George

With the clock ticking toward a February deadline, the nonprofit Solano Land Trust is working to purchase 1,500 acres of land known as Rockville Trails in Solano County. Recently, a lawsuit put a stop to development plans and allowed the land trust to buy 330 acres of the property, with an option to purchase the remaining 1,170 acres for $15.5 million by February 28, 2012.

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Solano Land Trust Aims to Buy 1500 Acres

April 19, 2011 by Erica Reder

The Bay Area may gain 1,500 acres of protected open space this year thanks to a pending acquisition by the Solano Land Trust of Rockville Trails Estates, northwest of Fairfield. The former ranch boasts rich biodiversity and impressive vistas that could become a public asset, if the trust can raise the funds by August 31.

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