Monthly Archives: April 2006

Flood Protection, Public Discussion, Part two

Hopefully the many local leaders heading back to Washington this week as part of the annual Metro Chamber sponsored Capitol-to-Capitol trip, will have read this story in today’s Bee regarding a balanced approach to flood control. The folks who did … Continue reading

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Parks, Public/Private Partnerships

Our next focus, beginning in October after our report on Water Supply comes out, will be on one of our mission goals, nonprofit governance of the American River Parkway, in partnership with the public entities now responsible for it, adjacent … Continue reading

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The Week After Earth Day Reflection

After selecting all of the Earth Day related posts, and after spending the past few years studying the various environmental aspects related to the mission of our organization to preserve, protect and strengthen the American River Parkway, what remains difficult … Continue reading

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Environmental News, Rebuttal

In a rebuttal to the recent major environmental issues published by Vanity Fair and Time magazines, the Capital Research Center published this article; which focused on the scariest item in the Vanity Fair issue that the Greenland glaciers are melting, … Continue reading

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National Academies, Earth Day

This recent post by the National Academies provides another good overview of Earth Day and the science around it. Here is an excerpt.THE NATIONAL ACADEMIESADVISORS TO THE NATION ON SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINEEarth DayBy Lisa Pickoff-WhiteApril 21 – April 22 … Continue reading

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Klamath Salmon Run

This story in today’s Bee about the salmon run on the Klamath and the troubles the commercial fisherman are having, while not directly impacting the situation on the American River, is connected in the sense of seeing a future we … Continue reading

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Homeless in the Parkway

In this story from today’s Bee, the ongoing tragedy of the homeless in our community continues as we read about their struggles against the natural elements as they find themselves flooded from their campgrounds along the American River. In our … Continue reading

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