Russian River Riverfest this Saturday, Sept. 25th

The Riverfest is right around the corner and we hope to see many of you there. We’ll gather on the banks of the River at Burke’s Canoe Trips on Saturday, September 25th from 4:30-7:30 p.m. for our annual fun fest. Come enjoy a great gourmet dinner, organic wine & beer tasting & local musicians as … Continue reading “Russian River Riverfest this Saturday, Sept. 25th”

Russian River Gravel Mining Stopped

To All, In case you haven’t seen it, here are some press releases on the very big win in the gravel mining decision. Marc Judge’s decision could halt river gravel mining A decision last week in Sonoma County Superior Court overturned a 2008 Board of Supervisors decision to extend the deadline for terrace gravel mining … Continue reading “Russian River Gravel Mining Stopped”

Comments on the Klamath TMDL

August 21, 2009Matt St. John                                                                        North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board                                  5550 Skyline Blvd, Suite ASanta Rosa, CA  95403Email to: MStJohn@waterboards.ca.gov Subject: Comments on the Klamath Mainstem TMDL Water Quality Restoration PlanGeneral Comments We are  pleased with and fully supportive of Staff’s efforts in these Draft Water Quality Restoration Plan (“Implementation Plan”) provisions as well as in … Continue reading “Comments on the Klamath TMDL”

The Water Protection and Reinvestment Act of 2009

FYI, The Water Protection and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Yesterday Congressman Earl Blumenaeur (OR)  introduced, The Water Protection and Reinvestment Act of 2009, in Congress. The bill would establish a water protection and reinvestment fund to support investment in clean water and drinking water infrastructure. Today at 2 pm, the U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure … Continue reading “The Water Protection and Reinvestment Act of 2009”

Action to Support Clean Water!

Contact Your Local County Commissioner and Tell Him or Her to Support Clean Water! The National Association of Counties (NACo) represents county governments all throughout the U.S.  Each year, NACo meets to consider resolutions on federal issues that affect their local governments.  Because this organization is made up of local officials, NACo is very influential with Congress. In … Continue reading “Action to Support Clean Water!”

4th Annual Spring-run Chinook Symposium

4th Annual Spring-run Chinook Symposium July 23-24 on the Salmon River Following the annual Salmon River dives, SRF and Salmon River Restoration Council will host the 4th Annual Spring-run Chinook Symposium featuring rafting tours of Creek Mouth Enhancement Projects on the Mid Klamath tributaries, field trips to fish passage projects on the Salmon River; hands-on … Continue reading “4th Annual Spring-run Chinook Symposium”

Clean Water Act Alert

Finally, after years of delay, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) is going to mark up (vote on) a compromise version of the Clean Water Restoration Act (S. 787) THIS Thursday, June 18. This is an all-hands-on-deck alert! We need your help to make sure our Senators know how critically important it is … Continue reading “Clean Water Act Alert”

Bill 670 Banning Suction Mining on to Assembly

Greetings!     Thanks to over 300 of your letters, California SB 670 shot through the Senate last week and is on to the Assembly.  Your help is needed to urge Assembly members to support the bill with equal speed and enthusiasm – please take 10 seconds to send a new one-click letter supporting limits on harmful suction … Continue reading “Bill 670 Banning Suction Mining on to Assembly”

Film: End of the Line

To All, “The inconvenient truth about the impact of overfishing on the world’s oceans” — The Economist Fresh from its World Premiere at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, THE END OF THE LINE is the first major documentary about the imminent peril facing the world’s oceans. Narrated by Ted Danson and based on the book … Continue reading “Film: End of the Line”

Clean Water Restoration Act UPDATE

Clean Water Restoration Act UPDATE On Thursday, April 2, 2009 Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin introduced the Clean Water Restoration Act of 2009 (S.787).  To read the text of this legislation go to the Library of Congress website and do a bill search for S.787: http://thomas.loc.gov/ Senator Barbara Boxer is an original co-sponsor of the … Continue reading “Clean Water Restoration Act UPDATE”