Here’s Monday’s Bay Area nature news digest:
- Sonoma locals up in arms about state parks plan to charge for beach parking. [Associated Press]
- Should a solar farm be allowed on an actual farm? Novato nursery battling to get approval. [Marin Independent Journal]
- Group envisions urban forest as buffer between Port of Oakland and nearest residential neighborhood. [Oakland Local]
- Occupy the Farm returns to Albany’s Gill Tract. [Oakland Tribune]
- First case of swine flu found in marine mammals – elephant seals of Central Calif. coast. [Contra Costa Times]
- State Park’s new development plan for Big Basin gives short shrift to marbled murrelets, say enviro groups. [Santa Cruz Sentinel]
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