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In Dry Times, California Turns to Cloud Seeding

November 14, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

With the persistent drought that has gripped California for the past year, state water managers are increasingly turning to cloud seeding to extract as much water as they can.

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Vallejo Watershed Alliance

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Vallejo Watershed Alliance is a community-based organization working to preserve and enhance Vallejo's waterways through habitat enhancement and restoration, environmental education, and partnerships.

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Sonoma County Water Agency

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Sonoma County Water Agency provides services including, but not limited to, supply of naturally filtered drinking water, flood protection, distribution of recycled water, recreational opportunities, and wastewater treatment to portions of Sonoma and Marin counties.

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Santa Clara Valley Water District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Santa Clara Valley Water District manages wholesale drinking water resources and provides stewardship for the county's watersheds, including 10 reservoirs, hundreds of miles of streams and groundwater basins. The district also provides flood protection throughout Santa Clara County.

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Environmental Water Caucus

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Environmental Water Caucus (EWC) helps environmental, civic, recreational, and commercial fishing organization that advocate for equitable and sustainable water resources use in California. The EWC promotes collaborative public processes to decrease conflicts over California water; advocates for the restoration of the aquatic ecosystems and fisheries of the San Francisco Bay, Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta and Central Valley; promotes improvements in water quality and protection of public trust values; and advocates in favor of projects that reduce water use and against those that would negatively impact aquatic ecosystems.

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Geography of Hope Returns

January 01, 2011 by Aleta George

After a one-year hiatus, the organizers behind the popular Geography of Hope conference in Point Reyes Station are back with a new topic. Event organizers honored Wallace Stegner at the inaugural conference in 2008 and celebrated sustainable farming in 2009. This year's theme will be "Reflections on Water."

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A Moveable Feast

July 01, 2007 by Kathleen M. Wong

Fog rolling over Twin Peaks may not seem like a boon for salmon, sea lions, and blue whales, but it is. Coastal upwelling is the phenomenon that brings nutrient-rich colder water to the ocean surface just off our coast most every spring and summer, and that means fog for us and plenty of food for everything from phytoplankton to humpback whales.

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Experience the Bay

October 01, 2003 by Matthew Bettelheim

Swimmers plunge into the Bay at Aquatic Park for the swim to Alcatraz and back. Photo by Charles Kennard. The ...

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