Coyotes and humans without the dogs do ok, Preservation Ranch deal in the clear

April 17, 2013

A Wednesday morning nature news roundup — just for you!

  • Coyotes and humans coexist peacefully in Golden Gate Park — when dogs aren’t part of the picture. [San Francisco Citizen]
  • Clear Lake hitch was once so abundant, millions clogged feeder streams in dry months. Now it’s an endangered species. [CDFW]
  • Largest conservation deal in history of Sonoma County — Preservation Ranch — set for final approval this week. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • California’s marine reserves banning fishing in 20% of state waters will stand, after appeals court rules in favor of law. [San Jose Mercury News]
  • Marin residents object to county climate plan that calls for high density development near transit, jobs. [Marin Independent Journal]
  • Tree-sitters back at site of Willits bypass. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • Point Reyes ranchers still worried they’ll be shut down too after NPS closes Drakes oysters. [Marin Independent Journal]
  • Grocery stores join environmentalists in support of statewide plastic bag ban. [Associated Press]



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.

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