Forest and Oak Woodland Protection Initiative”

Is Napa growing too much wine? Residents seek to preserve treasured land | Environment | The Guardian

“Napa’s oaks have become a flashpoint in the story of wine’s takeover. Ninety-five per cent of those on the valley floor have been felled, the vast majority replaced by grapes. Now developers are eyeing the surrounding hillsides. “With great success came great money and outsiders,” explains James Conaway, a journalist and author who has been […]

Is Napa growing too much wine? Residents seek to preserve treasured land | Environment | The Guardian Read More »

Appeals Court Backs Napa County in Watershed Initiative Dispute

napavalleyregister.com/news/local/appeals-court-backs Appeals court backs Napa County in Watershed Initiative Dispute BARRY EBERLING beberling@napanews.com Barry Eberling   California’s First District Court of Appeal has issued a decision making it harder for backers of a controversial watershed and oak protection initiative to place their measure before voters. The three-judge panel in a Tuesday decision agreed with the

Appeals Court Backs Napa County in Watershed Initiative Dispute Read More »