Monthly Archives: May 2013

Climate Change & Herd Mentality

Excellent article from Pointman Blog about the connection. An excerpt. “Charles Mackay wrote in his book, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds – “Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Politics

Extreme Weather Rarer

It is one of the markers climate change promoters use to make their point, but, as this Forbes article reveals, they are lessening. An excerpt. “Just about every type of extreme weather event is becoming less frequent and less severe … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism

Farm to Fork Policy Luncheon Today

Announcement from Sacramento Bee: “A panel of experts today will discuss Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s goals of making the area a “farm-to-fork” capital and the agriculture industry’s impact as a regional economic driver. “The lunchtime forum, open to the public, … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism

Parkway Ranger Reports

They were once produced monthly by County Parks, then dropped, and now reinstituted, quarterly it appears, and here is the latest, though much reduced in information, and now called Ranger Activity Data, but still valuable.

Posted in Parks, Public Safety

Hatcheries

This article from the Sacramento Bee reveals the vital importance of fish hatcheries in maintaining and enhancing aquatic life in rivers that have been dammed for water storage and to protect communities from flooding; as in this case, being the … Continue reading

Posted in Hatcheries, Water

More Farm to Fork in Sacramento

Great article from Sacramento Press about some local efforts. An excerpt. “Is there a place for you at the Farm to Fork table? Certainly any person will be able to participate in the activities planned for throughout the year. There … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Environmentalism

Farm to Fork in the Rust Belt

Great story from the New York Times about the trend back east. An excerpt. “Pittsburgh in springtime is an edible city. “Blossoms spangle the pear trees on the streets, the hills are covered with maples in leaf and vigorous spring … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism