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Conflict on the Future of Our Coast
The meeting room at the Timber Cove Volunteer Fire Department was filled beyond capacity as Sonoma Coastal residents met with Sonoma County’s Permit and Resources Department(PRMD) to discuss the proposed changes in the preliminary draft of the Local Coastal Plan Update.Read: Conflict on the Future of Our Coast
Wine, Water & Dirt
Many years ago our staff at Dry Creek Vineyard gave me the nickname “Dirt Guy” because of my fascination with the relationship between plants and dirt. I have spent the last 25 years trying to understand two things. One is what varieties of grapes taste the best when grown on what soil/environment. The second daunting question that mostly plagued me in the beginning of my career was why our vineyards were dying so younRead: Wine, Water & Dirt
Water Storage in Salmon Watersheds
The Sonoma Resource Conservation District has accelerated its long term efforts to work with rural and agricultural landowners in Russian River watersheds that are critical to Coho salmon survival.Read: Water Storage in Salmon Watersheds
Interview with Andy Ferguson - Net Zero Energy Use
Andy Ferguson is a Zen Buddhist scholar with an engineering background. He has a casual demeanor, a passion for his granddaughter, and a restlessness that manifests itself in his efforts to reduce his carbon footprint and his involvement with local sustainability initiatives.Read: Interview with Andy Ferguson - Net Zero Energy Use
The Quality of Our Air
Regulations Under Review
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that they are increasing restrictions on wood burning devices in a large swath of Sonoma County. The restrictions are mostly in densely populated areas with the good intent to keep the air clean. On October 21st there will be a Public Hearing and the public has until October 19th to comment on the proposed rule.Read: The Quality of Our Air Regulations Under Review
Clear Blue Commercial, Daily Acts, The City of Petaluma, Cagwin & Doward and Rain Bird Irrigation are gearing up for the largest commercial lawn transformation event that has been done in the North Bay, Mulchstock.Read: Turf Conversions
Valley Fire Relief Benefits & Resources for Lake County
Below is a list of organizations collecting funds - benefits, locations for collectings goods, etc. Please feel free to let me know of more - firstname.lastname@example.org. THANK YOU #ValleyFireRead: Valley Fire Relief Benefits & Resources for Lake County
Sonoma County Bicycle Shops
Where to BUY, REPAIR or RENT a Bicycle
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