environmental impacts of tourism

UPDATE: Montage Healdsburg resort developer fined record $6.4 million for water violations

UPDATE: PD have you lost your mind? Today they just gave this environmental disaster free publicity.  Why didn’t the county monitor this? Thank you state water board. Note: Contractor has appealed…. And what about the Reimers vineyard disaster in Cloverdale DA Ravitch was supposed to prosecute almost 2 years ago? “Rooms will run between $895 […]

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Time Sensitive: May 19 BOS Policy Briefing on Wimnery Event Ordinance

Time Sensitive: May 19 BOS Policy Briefing Important message from PRSC Co-chair Judith!  Please TAKE ACTION BY MAY 16 IF YOU CAN! Key Messages for May 19, 2020 Board of Supervisor Briefing – Winery Event Ordinance Concern: Original Meeting Objective: Review policy options and environmental study results – proposed standards. However, slides indicate County is moving toward

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Sustainable tourism?

If you want to voice your concerns about the economic, environmental and community impacts of uncontrolled tourism, here is your chance. Following the article are notes from the NapaVision 2050 economic summit on tourism impacts to the community. Tourism based economies are the first to go in downturn and last to recover.     Let’s Talk Tourism: Sonoma

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Binge Tourism

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/6935735-181/close-to-home-the-time?artslide=0 Close to Home: The time has come to create ‘sustainable tourism’ standards JANIS WATKINS JANIS WATKINS IS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF CONSERVATION ACTION. | April 30, 2017, 12:07AM | Updated 1 hour ago. Sonoma County’s stunning rural beauty, pristine coast, charming small towns and scenic wine valleys are unique characteristics

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Preserve Rural Sonoma County

Press Democrat: Joe Wagner, Dairyman Winery/Event Center: He’s in it for the money, determined to get his way

Dairyman “Winery” has been the flashpoint in this county for uncontrolled industrialization of rural areas. Reuben Weinzveg says it all……the only person who benefits from this horrible project is his pocket, the rest of the community suffers. Traffic, safety issues, biological sensitive areas, water use and GHG….No one supports this. Sometimes it’s not all about the

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