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July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
Friends of the Napa River is a nonprofit community organization dedicated to the restoration, protection and celebration of the Napa River and its watershed. Their home is in the old Sawyer Tannery at 68 Coombs St. They are a diverse group, providing the community’s voice for a healthy river that has been neglected too long.
July 13, 2012 by Robin Grossinger
There’s a lot more to the Napa Valley than wineries and fancy food. Look closely and the landscape reveals clues to a past full of greater ecological complexity, from beaver ponds to vast freshwater marshes. New research into that history may point the way to a more biodiverse future.
April 01, 2011 by Glen Martin
When it comes to the challenge of preserving biodiversity in the face of climate change, population growth, and other pressures, you have to think big. A new regional plan does just that with a proposal for a comprehensive Conservation Lands Network whose implementation would help ensure the preservation of diverse habitats essential for the survival of healthy populations of native species.
January 01, 2007 by Glen Martin
The Napa Valley was once a place of enormous natural bounty, fed by a vibrant, healthy river teeming with salmon and steelhead. Today, the valley is more famous for its managed bounty of grapes and fine wine. The river, hemmed in by vineyards, has too often been relegated to the status of a waste canal. But now a unique alliance of growers and scientists has come together to give the Napa’s upper reach a chance to regain some of its wildness.
October 01, 2002 by Tatiana Siegel
by Gretchen C. Daily and Katherine Ellison
Island Press, 2002
260 pages, $25
Hell hath no fury like a pent-up …