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Neighbors Shut Down Illegal Cannabis Grow

Neighbors Shut Down Illegal Cannabis Grow by Dr. Shepherd Bliss Disclosure: I’m a Peace in Medicine patient. CBD-rich cannabis improves my health. I support cannabis growing that follows the rules and does not endanger creeks, wildlife, or neighbors    My…

 

County to decide winery’s fate

Neighbors have been monitoring their wells before the new wells went in and have documented the major decrease of groundwater resources which the county has not acknowledged. Once again the wine industry trumps the residents. Was the water monitoring in…

 

Oregon Ecosystem Files Lawsuit to Defend Its Rights

Posted By: oregoncoastdailynews July 26, 2017 Information provided by Lincoln County Community Rights: This afternoon the Siletz River Ecosystem filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit Rex Capri and Wakefield Farms, LLC v. Dana W. Jenkins and Lincoln County,…

 

Commentary of aggressive logging plan on Felta Creek…..worth reposting!

http://www.sonomawest.com/the_healdsburg_tribune/opinion/editorials/commentary-critical-wild-coho-salmon-watershed-threatened-by-aggressive-logging/article_e8286fa0-5c49-11e7-9835-fbf2a70423fe.html by Dan Imoff As wild Coho salmon have disappeared in nearly every tributary of the Russian River, Felta Creek remains a rare exception. Even in the low fish years of 2006 and 2008, endangered wild Coho survived in the…

 

California Members of Congress Seek to Eviscerate State Water & Environmental Laws

The Public Trust Doctrine is under attack. http://legal-planet.org/2017/06/10/california-members-of-congress-seek-to-eviscerate-state-water-environmental-laws/ California Members of Congress Seek to Eviscerate State Water & Environmental Laws H.R. 23 Would Preempt California State Water Law & Supersede Federal, State Environmental Statutes Quite understandably, the attention of the…

 

In Napa Valley, Vineyards and Conservationists Battle for the Hills

http://e360.yale.edu/features/in-napa-valley-vineyards-take-a-bigger-bite-out-of-forests-and-biodiversity The steady expansion of vineyards in California’s premier wine-growing region is moving uphill into oak and other woodlands and is adversely affecting fish and wildlife. Other wine areas, from Oregon’s Willamette Valley to Mendoza in Argentina, are facing similar…

 

Water & Power: A California Heist

Time to support SB 252-Dodds. It is a step in the right direction. Here is the direct link and article/video below on how our water resources are being “mined” by financiers in California. Some communities are working on regulations that state: “Prohibition…

 

GSA public meetings notice from County of Sonoma

April Update!  Important Information on Upcoming Boards and Council Meetings Thank you to everyone who attended one of the recent community meetings. In total, about 400 people came to one of the three meetings held in Petaluma, Sonoma and Santa…

 

No. 1 story of 2016: Wine industry under fire

http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/no-story-of-wine-industry-under-fire/article_21223b42-3c7c-5510-828f-200a9707075a.html TOP 10 STORIES OF 2016: NO. 1 No. 1 story of 2016: Wine industry under fire BARRY EBERLING beberling@napanews.com Updated 1 hr ago Napa County in 2016 saw heated growth wars involving not ever expanding subdivisions threatening to pave…