Monthly Archives: March 2020

Homeless Encampments & Coronavirus

Hopefully, Sacramento leadership will become aware of the failure of encouraging homeless encampments—especially during this time—as reported by City Journal, and act accordingly. An excerpt. “Progressives routinely denounce economic inequality, yet the nation’s most liberal cities offer the most dramatic … Continue reading

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Flooded Rice Fields Help Salmon

Great story from AgAlert. An excerpt. “Winter-flooded rice fields already provide essential habitat for migratory birds, but could they also provide benefits to help the state’s salmon populations? “Scientists at the University of California, Davis, are finalizing their fieldwork on … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Hatcheries

California Dairy Farms

They are setting the standard for environmental friendliness, a very good thing, as this story from the Modesto Bee reports. An excerpt. “Dairy farm families and cows have long been part of the San Joaquin Valley. Farms, families, cows, and … Continue reading

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Atlantic Salmon in the Pacific?

Could be happening soon, as this story from The Mad River Union reports. Some Excerpts. “HUMBOLDT – The Nordic Aquafarms company has advanced its plans to build a major aquaculture facility on Humboldt Bay and has released designs of its … Continue reading

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Homeless & Levee Destruction

A huge problem—and a solution—as reported in this story from Cal Matters. An excerpt. “California’s homeless crisis is one of the state’s top issues, but the least discussed aspect of this broad problem is the damage these homeless encampments cause to … Continue reading

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Miracle March II

Looking good for our water supply, as this story from Accuweather reports. An excerpt. “After an absence of major storms for much of the winter, the ‘March Miracle,’ in terms of wet weather, seems likely to continue next week in California. The … Continue reading

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Miracle March

Looking good so far on water, as reported by the Weather Channel. An excerpt. “At a Glance A slow-moving storm is bringing heavy snow to California’s Sierra Nevada. Several feet of snow have already piled up. This is good news … Continue reading

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Remembering the Homeless

They are a vulnerable population and we need to remember them during the virus epidemic, as this article from City Journal reminds us. An excerpt. “Thus far, no homeless people have tested positive for coronavirus, though that may be due … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

Part of Parkway Trail to Close for Months

As reported by Channel 3. An excerpt. “A popular section of the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail along the American River Parkway in Sacramento will close next week. “The stretch spans just a few hundred yards between Nimbus Fish Hatchery and … Continue reading

Posted in Parks

Single Use Bag Ban

It has had unintended consequences, as this article from City Journal notes. An excerpt. “The COVID-19 outbreak is giving new meaning to those “sustainable” shopping bags that politicians and environmentalists have been so eager to impose on the public. These … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism