Coastal Action Group

Coastal Action Group: Climate Change and State Forest Policy

“There is no better processor of CO2 than a mature redwood tree.  Not only are forests an integral part of the carbon chain, they provide habitat for terrestrial species, including fish, and where 95% if the State’s water supply originates in forests.   Wood product with carbon stored in structures is important.  However, stored wood product […]

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Bad bills – AB 1420 Stream flow and Class III permitting and protections

Bad bills – AB 1420 Stream flow and Class III permitting and protections Stream Flow Folk There are still two Assembly Bills out there AB 2545 (Galleger),  and AB 1420 (Aguiar- Curry and  Coauthored by Senator Bill Dodd – both Napa to Davis ) that are threats to our watersheds. These bills are sponsored by

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Threat to California’s forests – Working Forest Management Plans

  STEALTH ATTACK on California Forests. STOP AB904 AB 904 authorized a new form of Timber Harvest Plan – Working Forest  Management Plan (WFMP),  The legislation would permit large long term  timber harvest plans  “Working Forest Management Plans” (up to15,000  acres)  – where the plans would  forever (in perpetuity – one could  question anything  land

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