watershed protection

People Power: Small local organization defeats Sierra Pacific

Shasta Environmental Alliance, Marilyn Woodhouse of Battle Creek Alliance wrote a 32 page letter to CalFire regarding a 1000 acre Timber Harvest Plan that was cut and pasted from a close by project. One local commented it was the first time in 20 years that a THP was withdrawn. Thank you hero Marilyn for protecting that forest with your […]

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An Open Letter to the Board of Supervisors: Re-Planting Acorns is Not Enough.

“It does not make sense to keep cutting oaks—- or conifers, for that matter– and then think replanting is going to mitigate that loss. We need you as our elected governing body to think more broadly about our hillsides, watersheds, and water supply. The most recent finding by the DWR reclassifies the Napa River basin

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Watershed & Woodland Protection in Napa County: Environmental Leader Collaborate to Protect Woodlands & Watershed

Dear friends and supporters of our watershed and oak woodland protection initiative, Last year, our grass roots organization gathered 6,300 signatures for an initiative to enhance protections for streams and oak woodlands. It was a phenomenal accomplishment and speaks volumes to the support we received from the community. Voters are increasingly aware that the health

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