Eastshore park renamed, Taylor Mountain and an edible schoolyard

October 10, 2012
Get your Wednesday news digest right here:
  • “McLaughlin” added to Eastshore State Park in Berkeley to honor Save the Bay co-founder Sylvia McLaughlin. [Oakland Tribune]
  • Sonoma County board approves park plan for Taylor Mountain overlooking Santa Rosa. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • Alice Waters helps break ground on her newest edible schoolyard in Sacramento. [Sacramento Bee]
  • Will Delta water eventually be used for oil and gas “fracking” in Kern County? [Public Water News Service]
  • The San Francisco parks department is felling 58 trees in Glen Canyon this fall, prompting outrage from locals over the power of the “native plant lobby.” [SF Weekly]
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.