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Where the wild birds live

December 22, 2011 by Eric Galan

It may not be the most bucolic locale, but Alameda County’s backyard, parks, and city scapes are nesting spots for 175 bird species. A decade effort to track them down has resulted in the Alameda County Breeding Bird Atlas, released this week.

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Big solar on ice in Alameda County

December 12, 2011 by Alison Hawkes

After one solar company proposed covering 2,000 acres of open space in eastern Alameda County, county planning officials are preparing a new solar policy that will take into account environmental concerns like the loss of wildlife habitat. The debate is the latest in a series of clashes nationwide between green power and conservation.

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