Oakland Zoo, sneaker waves and redwood logs

by on January 30, 2013

A California quail makes a cameo appearance in Golden Gate Park. Photo: David Cruz/Natures Lantern.


Wednesday’s Bay Area nature news, right here for you!

  • Oakland Zoo to take in lead-poisoned California condors for recovery. [Oakland North]
  • Watch out for “sneaker waves,” which are causing deaths along the Northern California shoreline. [Huffington Post]
  • Center for Biological Diversity sues state over fracking laws that don’t companies to say how much water, kinds of chemicals using. [Huffington Post]
  • What to do with discarded redwood logs? Create habitat for threatened salmon and trout. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • Water agencies join enviros in calling for scaled down tunnel plan for the Delta. [Sacramento Bee]
  • Oakland’s Lake Merritt dog park debate seemingly resolved with new location at Snow Park. [Oakland Tribune]
  • Little rain means Sierra snowpack level drops from 140 percent last month to 93 percent. [San Jose Mercury News]

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