outdoors http://kvpr.org en On Valley Edition: The Sierra Foothill Conservancy; Talk With A Supreme Court Justice; End Of Life http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-sierra-foothill-conservancy-talk-supreme-court-justice-end-life <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on <a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition">Valley Edition</a> we take a hike into the foothills of Fresno County. Valley Public Radio’s <a href="http://kvpr.org/people/ezra-romero">Ezra Romero</a> takes the listener on a journey through the McKenzie Table Mountain Preserve run by the <a href="http://www.sierrafoothill.org/">Sierra Foothill Conservancy</a>. Jeannette </span>Tuitele<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> – Lewis, executive director of the Sierra Foothill Conservancy, joins host Juanita Stevenson in a discussion surrounding the Valley locale, its ties to the community and future dates for preserve exploration.</span></p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 20:40:58 +0000 Juanita Stevenson & Ezra David Romero 12047 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: The Sierra Foothill Conservancy; Talk With A Supreme Court Justice; End Of Life Nature Preserve Near Fresno Delights Foothill Visitors http://kvpr.org/post/nature-preserve-near-fresno-delights-foothill-visitors <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the edge of a region in California known for agriculture and dairy, lays a hidden gem. &nbsp;A wildlife preserve with Table top foothills, that in spring are awash in color from budding wild flowers.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Saturday, the Sierra Foothill Conservancy, a local group that manages a number of foothill preserves in the region held a special open house at the group’s largest operation. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:13:32 +0000 Ezra David Romero 12009 at http://kvpr.org Nature Preserve Near Fresno Delights Foothill Visitors