McClellan Ranch, textbooks and a poaching ring

October 29, 2012
Time for Monday’s nature news digest:
  • Cupertino approves funding to jumpstart building of environmental education center at McClellan Ranch Preserve. [Peninsula Press]
  • Sonoma Land Trust readying for $4.2 m wetland restoration along San Pablo Bay. [Petaluma 360]
  • California educators revise public school textbooks to reverse chemical industry’s input on recycling and plastic bag use. [Bay Citizen]
  • Backers of Hetch Hetchy ballot initiative say opponents are deceiving public with television ads. [San Francisco Examiner]
  • California Department of Fish & Wildlife uncovered a poaching ring of deer, elk and boar that was sold to private buyers in Northern California. [Sacramento Bee]
  • In Marin sales tax measure for parks funding, a tax group objects to the county’s land trust funding the “Yes” campaign. [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.