Friends of the Eel River

After The Grapes Are Gone by David Keller,

What happens when the grapes are gone……   DAVID KELLER September 2015 PD Article Link Our succession of boom crops in Sonoma County provides an interesting history — and a cautionary tale. The county’s world-class wine grapes occupy more than 60,000 acres, with vineyard acreage expanding 80 percent between 1988 and 2014. Our climate, soils […]

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Friends of the Eel: PG&E Admits Scott Dam Faces Serious Seismic Risks

Friends of the Eel River: PG&E Admits Scott Dam Faces Serious Seismic Risks WWW: Eel River diversions play a major role in keeping water running year-round to the Russian River. Anything that happens on the Eel has big impacts on Sonoma County. Greetings Friends, Have you heard the latest news from PG&E? The company appears

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Local Coast Outpost: Local Coalition Advances Plan to Remove Scott Dam on the Eel River, Acquire Potter Valley Project From PG&E

“While the Eel River’s salmon and steelhead have paid a devastating price, going from a million fish a year to the brink of extinction, Potter Valley has had the benefits of nearly free water for the last century,” said FOER’s Conservation Director, Scott Greacen. “Those who benefit from water diverted from the Eel River in

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