Mussels, oysters and mosquitos

September 26, 2012
Your Wednesday News Digest!
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill aimed at controlling the invasion of quagga and zebra mussels. [Association fo California Water Agencies]
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill placing two year moratorium on state park closures, injects $30 million into parks and another $10 million in matching grants [San Jose Mercury News]
  • First case of West Nile virus since 2005 appears in SF [SF Weekly]
  • Growing acidity in oceans are harming oysters and other species with shells; scientists studying oceans off CA for answers. [KQED Climate Watch]


About the Author

Alison Hawkes was a Bay Nature editor from 2011-2017. Before Bay Nature she worked in journalism for more than a decade as a former newspaper reporter turned radio producer turned web editor with each rendition bringing her closer to her dream of covering environmental issues. She co-founded Way Out West, a site dedicated to covering Bay Area environmental news.