Protection for Wetlands River Watch achieved substantial protection for a northcoast wetland, agreeing with Rouse Properties Inc. on a comprehensive set of steps to ensure maintenance of approximately 15 acres adjoining the Bayshore Mall in Eureka. River Watch filed litigation in 2012 alleging failure by the owners of the Mall to comply with its obligations […]

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There is a volunteer opportunity this coming January for planting redwood seedlings. This January, Forest Unlimited will be planting approximately 1,500 one-year old redwood seedlings for reforestation and erosion control at Shone Farm—the agricultural extension of Santa Rosa Junior College.This event is very popular and provides opportunities for individuals and families to work together for […]

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Peter H. Gleick, Pacific Institute Dear Mr. President, Congratulations on winning approval from the American people to serve as leader of the United States for the next four years. We know you have a lot on your plate. But among the issues that deserve prompt attention from you and senior members of your administration is […]

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When: Tuesday, April 17, at 6 pm Where: Eureka Council Chambers, 2nd floor of Eureka City Hall, 531 “K” Street, Eureka The Coastal Commission has gone on record saying the project—a proposal to punch a new road through the Palco Marsh from Del Norte Street to Truesdale–cannot be approved because it is not consistent with either […]

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January 31, 2012 After many years of dramatic twists and turns, the Sonoma Land Trust and LandPaths are delighted to announce today the creation of a 554-acre ecological preserve on Bohemia Ranch located between Occidental and Monte Rio, and known to locals as “Waterfall Park.” This magical landscape is home to rare serpentine plants, tributaries […]

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Bohemia Ranch has a long history in Sonoma County. Once open land with a beautiful waterfall, it was held by absentee owners and was subject to much trespass and abuse, with the property becoming eroded and littered with junk. It’s beauty and wildness have not gone unnoticed, however. The Open Space District made an effort […]

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