Jack London’s oak tree dying, San Franciscans may start drinking local water

April 22, 2013

Time for your Monday nature news digest:

  • Three hundred-plus- year-old oak tree outside Jack London’s former cottage in Glen Ellen to be felled because of fungus. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • Pacific herring fishermen want right to fish in waters that abut GGNRA land. [SF Examiner]
  • SoCal water diverters seek greater control of planning/design of new $14 billion Delta tunnel project. [Sacramento Bee]
  • Mendocino loggers want to disturb habitat for endangered species in exchange for improving conservation measures. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • San Franciscans may be drinking local source of water one day, under city’s water utility plan. [SF Examiner]
  • Marin enviro coalition calls for limits in size of new homes, ban on big box stores and no new trails. [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.