Saving the Palos Colorados Trail, Santa Clara to See Water Bottle Refill Stations

November 1, 2013

Here’s your Bay Area nature news round-up:

  • Joaquin Miller Park’s Palos Colorados trail has escaped permanent closure, due to erosion, thanks to the efforts of volunteers. [Contra Costa Times]
  • 100 water bottle filling stations to be installed throughout seven Santa Clara cities. [Save the Bay blog]
  •  California officials have released a five-year “Water Action Plan”  to help avoid a statewide water supply crisis. [Sacramento Bee]
  • Marine scientists gather in Monterey for a hearing on top threats to the California coast. [Good Times Weekly]
  • Court case, environmental fight continues over planned development in Newark’s Areas 3 and 4. [Contra Costa Times/The Argus]
  • Beach Watch volunteers gather crucial info about Bay Area shorelines, and even oil spills.[SF Examiner]
  • Salmon ladder opens at Nimbus Hatchery on Monday- salmon run expected to rebound from recent lows. [Sacramento Bee]
  • New hours for Bay Bridge bike and pedestrian path. [SF Appeal]
  • Plans to Relax California Climate Regulations Upsets Some Environmentalists. [SF Public Press]
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