Whooshing down a snow-covered mountain to help an injured skier is second nature to Madera County farmer Jim Erickson.
Flooding, earthquakes, wildfires–natural or human-caused disasters–can strike at any time, so it’s essential that everyone prepare in advance.
“Ready, set, jump!” exclaimed the bathing-suit-clad parents, standing in the shallow end of Woodland’s Grace Hiddleson Municipal Pool, as they lifted their babies up from the poolside and into the crystal-clear, 3-foot-deep water. Babies as young as 6 months old are learning how to swim through programs offered by the city of Woodland Parks and Recreation Department.
Agriculture and tourism are the top industries in Monterey County, so it seems only fitting that the California Farm Bureau Federation will hold its 2002 annual meeting at this scenic Central Coast destination.