Firefighters, bottled water and an armored beach

March 27, 2013

Best of Bay Area nature news:

  • Even firefighters think California should  discontinue flame retardants in furniture. [Sacramento Bee]
  • One thing in the way of GGNRA banning bottled water? No money to build water stations. [SF Examiner]
  • Can local state parks group raise enough money to keep the parks open for another year? [Huffington Post]
  • Little Hoover Commission says California state parks need more business minded managers in charge. [Associated Press]
  • Enviros accuse SF of “armoring” beach front at Sharp Park Golf Course. [SF Examiner]
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.