habitat loss

A Sonoma County Treasure Lost?

From one of our favorite environmentalists in Sonoma County, Moira Sullivan who is working to save Petaluma wetlands for future generations. See previous post and the website: Petaluma Alert: Sid Commons development http://takeactionpetaluma.com/action/ Click on link to take action This is Audubon’s North American Grasslands and Bird Report. It shows that,” Formerly comprised of a wide …

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With Fewer than 2,000 Butterflies Counted So Far, Western Monarch Takes an Astonishing Step Closer to Extinction

Ag groups sued to stop protection…”The monarch isn’t alone in its decline, and Forister said several other California butterfly species are in an even more perilous spot. Between pesticides and rapidly warming temperatures, it’s just been a bad decade for butterflies, with even common species like cabbage whites suffering massive declines.” With Fewer than 2,000 …

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UN report: Countries have failed to meet a single target to protect wildlife in the last decade

“At the global level none of the 20 targets have been fully achieved, though six targets have been partially achieved.” UN report: Countries have failed to meet a single target to protect wildlife in the last decade The Hill by BY TAL AXELROD – 09/15/20 07:03 PM EDT © Getty Images The United Nations said the international community …

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Vintners Lose Challenge to Local Coastal Program Ban on New Vineyards

As Sonoma County works on the draft Local Coastal Plan, let’s keep them out of our coast also! Our fragile coastal lands are water scarce,  we don’t need all their synthetic chemicals compromising flora and fauna during climate change and megadrought predicted.   “remain prohibited due to a number of identified adverse impacts attributed specifically …

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Proposed new vineyard construction at 27800 Seaview Rd.

WE NEED A TREE ORDINANCE NOW! No more logging for vineyards. Grape glut, declining sales, change in drinking habits and failing eonomic model during a megadrought. Seriously Permit Sonoma and Supervisors?  Dear Mr. Aguero: I am very disturbed to learn of the approval of this permit. Why was any meaningful biological survey lacking, despite admission …

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Vintners Lose Challenge to Local Coastal Program Ban on New Vineyards

As Sonoma County works on the draft Local Coastal Plan, let’s keep them out of our coast also! Our fragile coastal lands are water scarce,  we don’t need all their synthetic chemicals compromising flora and fauna during climate change and megadrought predicted.   “remain prohibited due to a number of identified adverse impacts attributed specifically …

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