A Wednesday morning nature news roundup — just for you!
- Coyotes and humans coexist peacefully in Golden Gate Park — when dogs aren’t part of the picture. [San Francisco Citizen]
- Clear Lake hitch was once so abundant, millions clogged feeder streams in dry months. Now it’s an endangered species. [CDFW]
- Largest conservation deal in history of Sonoma County — Preservation Ranch — set for final approval this week. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
- California’s marine reserves banning fishing in 20% of state waters will stand, after appeals court rules in favor of law. [San Jose Mercury News]
- Marin residents object to county climate plan that calls for high density development near transit, jobs. [Marin Independent Journal]
- Tree-sitters back at site of Willits bypass. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
- Point Reyes ranchers still worried they’ll be shut down too after NPS closes Drakes oysters. [Marin Independent Journal]
- Grocery stores join environmentalists in support of statewide plastic bag ban. [Associated Press]
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