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Ireland Will Plant 440 Million Trees By 2040 To Combat Climate Change

Sonoma County residents have been waiting for 5 years for the supervisors to protect our trees from rampant destruction for vineyard growth. “Scientists have long touted the carbon-capturing abilities of trees. A study released in July found one of the most affordable ways to combat rampant greenhouse gas emissions — the prime driver of climate […]

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Aquifer Recharge at Sacramento State. Flood-MAR Public Forum

Flood-MAR Public Forum Registration Deadline is October 14   Everyone interested and invested in California water is invited to attend the Flood-MAR Public Forum: Exploring Science, Socio-Economic, and Policy Considerations for Managed Aquifer Recharge, at Sacramento State University Alumni Center on October 28 and 29. Join policy experts, scientists, researchers, and other professionals for panel

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LA Times: California is drought-free for the first time in nearly a decade

“In January, storms filled up many of the state’s water reserves almost to capacity and added about 580 billion gallons of water to reservoirs across the state. That month, the snowpack in the Sierra Nevada, a major source of California’s water supply, doubled — and then doubled again in February. A year ago, just 11%

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Time for vineyard managers to plant cover crops and restore streambanks

Dear Editor, Now that the crush is over vineyard managers can turn their attention to planting cover crops and laying straw to protect exposed dirt from the rains we will be getting soon. Alice Outwater, in her book Water – a Natural History, states that without the protection of leaves or straw rain strikes the

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