Time for Monday’s news digest:
- GMO labeling ballot measure, if passed, could reverberate throughout rest of the country. [Huffington Post]
- Wildlife cameras set up after Point Reyes Vision fire show large mammals are faring well nearly 18 years later. [Marin Independent Journal]
- Visitors to Sonoma parks shot up by one-third to 5 million visitors this year, thanks, in part, to a dedicated PR effort. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
- San Francisco announces 80 percent waste diversion from landfills. [SF Appeal]
- Multibillion dollar restoration effort of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta raises the question: what did the landscape used to look like? [NPR Weekend Edition]
- Mountain lions are migrating in noticeable numbers from Nevada to California, according to a new study. [Associated Press]
- The U.S. Forest Service is removing beaver dams in Sierras, raising questions about whether beavers bring benefit or harm to mountain habitat. [Sacramento Bee]
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