Millbrae mulls bird feeding ban, Calif. voters say ‘no’ to fracking

June 11, 2013

Time for a Tuesday news digest:

  • Millbrae mulls bird-feeding ban to prevent airport bird strikes. [San Mateo Daily Journal]
  • SF nonprofit to install cell phones in Amazon forests to track illegal logging. [Huffington Post]
  • Californian voters favor banning or regulating fracking by 70 percent. [Huffington Post]
  • One of Marin’s largest solar farms wins approval to go in at plant nursery, despite neighbors’ objections. [Marin Independent Journal]
  • “World’s safest house” in Berkeley built to withstand any natural disaster, and modeled off microscopic organism. [Yahoo! News]
  • New rules for cargo ships coming into SF Bay to prevent whale strikes. [KQED]
  • Delta water could get saltier if twin tunnels are built. [Merced Sun-Star]


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.