Are pot farms poisoning spotted owls, can hatched salmon smell their way home?

by on May 29, 2013

 
Northern spotted owl. Photo: Len Blumin.
 

 

Time for Wednesday’s Bay Area nature news digest:

  • Are West Coast pot farms poisoning spotted owls? [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • Daly City plan would protect against flooding and divert more water to Lake Merced. [San Francisco Examiner]
  • Novato neighbors against 1- acre solar farm proposal at 20+ acre nursery because of enviro, visual concerns. [Marin Independent Journal]
  • Apparently it’s not so hard to loot state parks’ parking pay stations. [Marin Independent Journal]
  • Local government group comes out against Gov. Brown’s two tunnel water diversion proposal for Delta. [Sacramento Bee]
  • Study to see if chinook salmon can smell their home waters even if they are hatchery raised. [Contra Costa Times]

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