Sonoma gardeners vs. hungry deer, top Bay Area chefs pipe up on fracking

September 27, 2013

Happy Friday! Here’s your Bay Area nature news:

  • Hungry deer face stand off with Sonoma county homeowners and gardeners. [Press Democrat]
  • Top Bay Area chefs join in CA fracking debate. [San Francisco Chronicle]
  • UC Davis to lead study on reducing the impact of transportation systems on climate change. [Sacramento Bee]
  • CA senate approves bill to create statewide earthquake early warning system. [San Francisco Business Times]
  • Sonoma Mountain Ridge Trail extension given final approval by county supervisors. [Press Democrat]
  • Solar net metering policy to cost CA utilities $1.1billion per year by 2020.  [San Jose Mercury News]
  • How will the bay area withstand a warming climate? Scientists believe it may come to resemble Southern CA. [KQED]
  • Part of Richardson’s Bay closed to boat traffic as migratory birds make annual stopover before heading south. [Contra Costa Times]
  • Solano county wind project aims to create clean energy and, protect golden eagles. [Sacramento Bee]
  • Danville local determined to restore Montclair Nature Trail into a community treasure. [Contra Costa Times]
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