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Local Group Countdown: 12 Days Until Hemp Meeting on Monday, January 6th

Today’s Fact: 12 Days Until Hemp Meeting on Monday, January 6th   Day 12.  CRITICAL WATERSHEDS. The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) in collaboration with Fish and Wildlife (CDRW) has attempted to protect fish in five areas of Sonoma County. During the last drought the SWRCB put restrictions on rural residents in regard to water […]

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Cal Fire has approved the Revised Dogwood Timber Harvest Plan

https://winewaterwatch.org/2016/05/gualala-logging-plan-monday-may-16th-last-day-for-comments/Petition Update on Dogwood (Gualala Redwoods) Rick and Jeanne Jackson Gualala, CA Apr 1, 2018 — While not a surprise, we were disturbed to learn Cal-Fire approved the revised Dogwood THP. The decision came out this Friday. Guess what? Logging season starts Monday. Doesn’t give us much time to try to get a court order to

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New Napa Valley Book Grim About Direction of Valley, State

  By Mike Dunne in the Sacramento Bee A new book by an expert on the Napa Valley isn’t hopeful about the direction Napa has taken: water availability, traffic congestion, pollution and erosion in the valley, and corporate takeover of family wineries have denigrated what once was seen as an agricultural Eden. http://www.sacbee.com/food-drink/wine/dunne-on-wine/article202232974.html

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LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST NAPA COUNTY OVER MOUNTAIN PEAK DECISION BY SUPERVISORS

Total incompetence by the supervisors if they do not realize destroying a watershed along with water quality from siltation and chemicals that will be used is good for the residents. Follow the money here……citizens you have the right to good health, safety and your well being before corporate interests the supervisors are deferring to. Insist on

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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

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At the Corner of Redwood and Vine: Perspectives on Forest-to-Vineyard Conversion Conflicts in Sonoma County

Excerpts:   “A plurality of 37.8 percent of participants somewhat agree that vineyards are culturally important to the county, while 79 percent strongly agree that redwoods and oak woodlands are culturally important.   “All of the participant groups agree that redwoods and oak woodlands have cultural and economic value in Sonoma County. The cultural importance

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