An orchard selfie could cost you $1,000, Solano County Sheriff says

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SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. — As winter begins to fade to spring, Northern Californians are reminded that our beautiful almond orchards are in bloom from mid-February to mid-march.

You likely found that out on Instagram or Facebook before you read this article though, right? However, in a Facebook post shared this week, the Solano County Sheriff’s Office is reminding people that although those photos might be nice, depending on what you did to get them, you could face up to $1,000 in fines.

Because what many people are doing, trespassing, is detrimental to local growers.

“This weekend there was a steady stream of people stopping on roadways, in orchards and taking photos in the unincorporated areas of Dixon and Vacaville,” Resident Deputy Jim Currie said.

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