“Marine vomit,” coho fry and a malicious killing

October 15, 2012
Time for Monday’s news digest:
  • “Marine vomit” turns up as a new, alarming invasive species in Drakes Estero. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  •  U.S. Ninth Circuit hears arguments in case involving CA’s landmark greenhouse gas emission law. [San Jose Mercury News]
  • Bizarre story. Two UC Berkeley law students have been charged with willful malicious torture and killing of wildlife for beheading a rare bird in a Las Vegas casino chase. [SFist]
  • Highest number of coho fry found in West Marin creeks in six years. [Marin Independent Journal]
  • Transit officials admit they didn’t follow federal rules to protect endangered species in San Rafael-Santa Rosa transit project. [Marin Independent Journal]
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.