Time for Monday’s Bay Area nature news roundup:
- Future of Tesla property in Livermore could be decided by year’s end. [Bay Area News Group]
- Can anyone shed light on a mysterious mini-door in the base of a tree in Golden Gate Park? [Richmond Blog]
- Central Valley towns getting on board with water recycling as a way to conserve water in Delta. [Contra Costa Times]
- Palo Alto considers ban on all retail use of plastic bags and a fee on paper. [Daily News]
- California to have the highest gas tax in the nation at 70.5 cents per gallon. [San Jose Mercury News]
- Conservative supporters of Drakes Bay oysters hope to use lawsuit to expand commercial use of federal land. [Huffington Post]
- Sutro Sam is …. gulp! … gone?! Could it be mating season? [Huffington Post]
- The General visits China Camp, says public-private partnerships key to state park’s success. [Marin Independent Journal]
- Effort to designate the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as a national heritage site. [Contra Costa Times]
- Forest Service abandons “kill all fires” approach. [Huffington Post]
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