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Natural Resources

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  • 'It's a precious open space'

    'It's a precious open space'
    The three nonprofit groups that oversee the Bolsa Chica wetlands and mesa recently banded together to educate the public about the area's natural resources. Amigos de Bolsa Chica, the Bolsa Chica Conservancy and the Bolsa Chica Land Trust hosted their...
  • Pass These Bills, Don't Pass Those

    With a week left in the 2014 General Assembly session, barely a dozen bills have made their way through both houses to the governor's desk. That means another down-to-the-wire finish, a ballet of storm and stress in which good proposals can fail to...
  • Reclamation facility planned to improve recycled water

    Reclamation facility planned to improve recycled water
    The South Coast Water District will soon be able to produce higher-quality recycled water to irrigate certain types of land, such as golf courses and hotel grounds, for its South Laguna and Dana Point clients. City leaders and environmental stewards...
  • Drought -- and neighbors -- press Las Vegas to conserve water

    Drought -- and neighbors -- press Las Vegas to conserve water
    LAS VEGAS — Deep beneath Lake Mead, a 23-foot-tall tunnel-boring machine grinds through stubborn bedrock in a billion-dollar effort to make sure water continues flowing to this thirsty resort city. For six years, the Southern Nevada Water...
  • Osprey attempts to build nest in front of traffic camera

    Osprey attempts to build nest in front of traffic camera
    In the contest between bird and traffic camera, it's a question of which will blink first. A persistent osprey — likely in league with a mate — has been trying since late last week to build a nest smack dab in front of a traffic cam...
  • Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77

    Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77
    Dr. Torrey C. Brown, the former secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources who banned fishing for rockfish for a time in the 1980s, died of heart disease Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Severna Park resident was 77. Born in...
  • Winter Wildlife Woes

     
    I feel sorry for wildlife during these frigid winter days since I know they have to work really hard to find food, water and shelter. However, these are the times when deer will eat just about anything, even so-called deer......
  • Get Involved to Protect our Water Resources- Become a Master Watershed Steward!

     
    As you make your list of resolutions for the New Year, spend some time thinking about how you might best use your talents and interests to give back to the community and make the world a little bit better in......
  • Florida voters may have conservation, marijuana questions to answer

    Florida voters may have conservation, marijuana questions to answer
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida voters will decide whether to dedicate hundreds of millions of tax dollars every year to land and water conservation when they cast their ballots this fall. And the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana may also be...
  • Water and the Central Coast's wine problem

    Water and the Central Coast's wine problem
    In recent decades, the Central Coast of California has become one of the state's most important wine-producing regions. But at what cost? Until recently, most ranchers and farmers in this part of California embraced dry farming practices, raising...
  • Jay Famiglietti's mission: to rescue us from our bad water habits

     Jay Famiglietti's mission: to rescue us from our bad water habits
    If there are stars among the state's water experts, Jay Famiglietti is one, with titles too long for a marquee: a UC Irvine professor of earth system science and head of the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling, and a new member of the Santa Ana Regional...