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New ecology center project moves forward in American Canyon

A project touted to propel American Canyon into becoming an environmental leader is nearing approval. Plans call for the city’s 5,000-square-foot corporation yard building to be redeveloped as an education-focused ecology center adjacent to the city’s wetlands. The design permit for the project was approved Jan. 25.

American Canyon ecology center moving ahead; first phase could open in two years

American Canyon’s proposed Napa River Ecology Center, which will showcase Napa County’s wetlands, has taken another step forward.

Thompson Honors Janelle Sellick as 2023 Napa County Climate Crisis Champion

April 23, 2023 – Rep. Thompson’s Climate Crisis Champions demonstrate significant efforts to protect the environment in our community and combat the ongoing climate crisis.

Mobile environmental classroom to debut Saturday in American Canyon

A mobile classroom devoted to environmental education will make its debut in Napa County this weekend.

Bay Trail Confidential October 2022

We visit some beautiful bayfront areas in American Canyon that many Bay Area residents unwittingly pass by. Guests include Janelle Sellick, Mark Joseph, Pierre Washington, Luana España, Joel Gartland, and Sandy Bartlett.

American Canyon teens gain confidence, connect with community by playing outside

The American Canyon Community and Parks Foundation is revving up for the second iteration of its Play Team program, which was launched in 2021 as a way to connect local teens and younger children through the most basic form of entertainment: Playing outside.

American Canyon to celebrate ‘Heart Your Parks’ month throughout February

The American Canyon Community and Parks Foundation has been busy these past few weeks in preparation for its second annual “Heart Your Parks” month celebration, cutting up massive frames in the shape of a heart for local artists to decorate and set up around town.

12 Days of Giving: American Canyon Parks Foundation gets things done, big and small,

American Canyon resident Nanette Sauceda on a recent morning worked out on the outdoor fitness center in American Canyon near the parking area for the popular Wetlands Edge trails.

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09/27/21
Sierra Club Redwood Chapter
Sierra Club Funds American Canyon Eco-Center,

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06/19/21
KTUV Amber Lee
American Canyon Park Foundation helps to ease back-to-normalcy for families

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02/08/21
99.3 The Vine
Heart Your Parks Month: Claudette Shatto interviews Executive Director, Janelle Sellick, about Heart Your Parks Month

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12/09/20
Napa Valley Register
Flashback Friday: The American Canyon Reindeer Run

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12/11/19
Napa Valley Community Foundation Newsletter
Napa Valley Community Foundation year-end giving Ideas,

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11/21/19
Napa Valley Register
Make a Difference; Join the Reindeer Run

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07/01/19
Vallejo Times-Herald
American Canyon appears on KTVU on Friday

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06/19/19
Napa Valley Register
American Canyon hosts Fourth of July fireworks hike

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02/19/19
Napa Valley Register
Rusting hulk of WW I-era destroyer to be featured on American Canyon hike

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09/26/18
American Canyon Eagle
‘Evening at the Ruins’ raises $205,000 for American Canyon parks foundation

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07/04/18
American Canyon Eagle
American Canyon Fourth of July parade is ‘bold and bright’

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01/24/18
American Canyon Eagle
Parks foundation selects Janelle Sellick as executive director

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11/21/17
American Canyon Eagle
American Canyon parks foundation accepting donations through Give!Guide

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09/16/17
Vallejo Times-Herald
Finishing unfinished American Canyon city business Tuesday

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09/02/17
Vallejo Times-Herald
New city jobs, added opportunities for vets, upcoming road work on American Canyon’s Council Agenda

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08/28/17
Vallejo Times-Herald
American Canyon hosts fundraiser dinner in the ruins next month

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04/19/17
American Canyon Eagle
Plaques honor the living and the dead in American Canyon

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12/09/15
Napa Valley Register
American Canyon’s Wetlands Parking Lot Gets Drinking Fountain

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06/20/21
Napa Valley Register
American Canyon celebrates the opening of StoryWalk at Shenandoah Park

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06/07/21
Napa Valley Register
American Canyon Park Foundation helps to ease back-to-normalcy for families

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01/31/21
Napa Valley Register
American Canyon Community & Parks Foundation kicks off Heart Your Parks

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11/21/20
Napa Valley Register 
Looking for a free workout? American Canyon has installed an outdoor fitness center

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12/09/19
KVON
The Napa CanDo Give!Guide featuring the ACCPF

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08/06/19
Napa Valley Register
Napa Valley Vintners announces $2.4 million in funding for children’s education

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06/28/19
KTUV Zip Trips
American Canyon: Not Just the Gateway to Napa

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04/13/19
Napa Wildlife Rescue
Napa Valley Vintners announces $2.4 million in funding for children’s education

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09/26/18
American Canyon Eagle
American Canyon approves MOU with parks foundation

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08/21/18
American Canyon Eagle
American Canyon parks foundation hosts fundraiser featuring artist David Garibaldi

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04/25/18
Vallejo Times-Herald
Free documentary screening about tech impact on families in American Canyon

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01/03/18
Napa Valley Register
PG&E grants $20,000 to American Canyon Parks Foundation

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10/04/17
Napa Valley Register
An Evening at the Ruins raises $145,000 for American Canyon parks

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09/15/17
Napa Valley Register
American Canyon matches parks foundation money for Clarke Ranch

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08/30/17
American Canyon Eagle
Parks Foundation hosts 2nd annual fundraising dinner at cement factory ruins

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07/04/17
American Canyon Eagle
American Canyon celebrates Fourth of July and City’s founding

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12/08/16
American Canyon Eagle
Parks and Rec Gets a Big Check for New Trail, Picnic Amenities

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07/14/15
Napa Valley Register
Making Wetlands Edge Less Edgy

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