June 2019 Archives

Sonoma County Trails Challenge

Enjoying our paradise….. Sonoma County Trails Challenge 123 Sonoma County Trails Challenge The Sonoma County Trails Challenge is an invitation to discover your Regional Parks. Download your 2019 Trails Challenge guidebook. (PDF: 4.82 MB) Hike, run, bike or ride at…

 

US Forest Service seeking environmental exemptions

Rape and pillage of our national lands continues for profit….“The agency’s plans include a proposal to exempt “ecosystem restoration” from environmental review. Among the activities that would be exempted is timber harvesting, or logging, which the Forest Service proposes to…

 

Groundwater Sustainability Fee Adopted in Santa Rosa Plain

“The issue of inclusion of Sebastopol wasn’t settled.  Sebastopol’s Council will need to weigh in after they meet to discuss their position.” Groundwater Sustainability Fee Adopted in Santa Rosa Plain   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2019                                                         Groundwater…

 

Austria moves to ban glyphosate

“Sustainable” Sonoma & Napa winegrowers do you hear us yet?  Austria moves to ban glyphosate Norbert Hofer, leader of the Austrian Freedom Party | Christian Bruna/EPA-EFE Austria moves to ban glyphosate this year Glyphosate is the subject of a heated…

 

Understanding the Organic Wine Craze

“While the U.S. organic market is growing, Europe leads the way in producing organic wines, with Spain, Italy, and France having the most land devoted to growing organic grapes. The three counties represent 73% of all organic vineyards in the…