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Insanity: Sierra Club: Board of Forestry Set to Weaken Wildfire Safety Regulations

Reminder: Insanity: Supervisor James Gore and other supervisors lead the way to stop sensible fire road standards. BOF held 3 hearings where our county opposed safe fire roads.  Board of Forestry Set to Weaken Wildfire Safety Regulations  By Daniel Barad Sierra Club California’s fight for common-sense wildfire safety continues. Later this month, the California Board …

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Sierra Club: CalGEM Initiates Rulemaking on Fracking Ban in California

Seeking public comment….we don’t have the climate or water for fracking! CalGEM Initiates Rulemaking on Fracking Ban in California By Lauren Cullum   The California Geologic Energy Management Division (“CalGEM”), the state’s oil and gas agency, has initiated a public comment period for a draft regulation that would ban all new permits for hydraulic fracturing (also known …

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Love our coast: 16 years of Bodega highlights

“Join us for A Sense of Place – Jackie Sones of UC Davis’s Bodega Marine Reserve shares 16 years of photographic highlights to celebrate Bodega’ Heads natural history – inviting us to explore myriad ways of connecting with the landscapes and seascapes that surround us while developing a genuine sense of place.” Register here. https://bit.ly/3xdHUhR  

WWW Board Member: No Kidding: Goats help tackle wildfires in California

No Kidding: Goats help tackle wildfires in California FULL STORY HERE Updated / Wednesday, 9 Jun 2021 19:46 By Brian O’DonovanWashington Correspondent As the door clanked open, the herd of goats ran from the metal trailer and into the surrounding woodland, their trampling hooves creating a cloud of dry dust in the morning California sunshine. The animals …

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FOOD or ALCOHOL? “Farms water crisis: “The plants are going to die”

San Francisco Chronicle has article today on food farmers planting minimum crops due to water shortage. “Farms water crisis: “The plants are going to die” by Tara Duggan.  See below link. Pulling out trees, trucking water for cows: California farmers take drastic measures in drought By the San Francisco Chronicle, 6/9/21 Normally, the biggest vegetable …

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Wine & Water Watch letter on winery events (public record)

www.winewaterwatch.org May 28, 2021 PRMD-WineryEvents@sonoma-county.org To: Permit Sonoma & Planning Commissioners Greg Carr   –   greg99pole@gmail.com Jaquelynne Ocana   –   jacquelynne.ocana@sonoma-county.org Pam Davis   –   p.davis479@gmail.com Todd Tamura   –   todd.tamura@sonoma-county.org Kevin Deas   –    Kevin.Deas@deasproperties.com  RE: Winery Event Ordinance Wine and Water Watch is a local organization of over 300 citizens concerned with the overdevelopment of the wine tourism …

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