State Coastal Conservancy out of money, Point Reyes ranchers demand extended leases

by on April 29, 2013

The California Coastal Conservancy has been instrumental in acquiring lands on the summit of Sonoma Mountain. among other projects. Photo: John Gale


Hello Monday! Get your Bay Area nature news:

  • State Coastal Conservancy out of its $1 billion in bond money with no new funds in sight. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • Gov. Brown asks feds to fast track environmental review of Delta water tunnel plan [Sacramento Bee]
  • Small NorCal town drying up under climate change responds with novel techniques in water conservation. [Fog City Journal]
  • Dogs can be conservationists, too, by sniffing out scat of endangered species. [San Jose Mercury News]
  • Wildlife advocates protest Caltrans’ cliff swallow killings in Petaluma bridge netting. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • Chevron relaunches oil-crude unit after August shutdown, says lost money but posted $6 billion 1st quarter profit. [Contra Costa Times]
  • Quarantine on harvesting mussels off NorCal coast starts early because biotoxins detected. [Point Reyes Light]
  • Point Reyes ranchers still waiting for their 20-year leases following federal promises. [Point Reyes Light]


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