Monthly Archives: October 2020

Wildfires & Controlled Burns

It has finally become widely acknowledged that reverting to the practice of “Indigenous traditional knowledge and policy” in using controlled burns regularly, will dramatically reduce wildfires. This excellent article from The Progressive examines the issue. An excerpt. “There is no … Continue reading

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Folsom’s Pipes Leaking

A cause may have been found according to this report. An excerpt. “Copper Pipe Pinhole Water Leak Investigation Update, October 20, 2020 “The City of Folsom received the final pinhole leak Water Quality Evaluation Technical Memorandum from consultant Black & … Continue reading

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Forest Management

Excellent article from California Globe which discusses ways to bring back the timber industry in California and help our forests at the same time. We know a lot more about good forest management now and we should be using it. … Continue reading

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Washington PUD Not Happy

Solar and wind farms seem to be an issue, as reported by New Geography. An excerpt. “The Northwest has spoken loudly as the Benton Public Utility District (BPUD) has documented their actual battleground experiences with intermittent electricity from wind farms … Continue reading

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Farm Bureau Supports Reservoir Expansion

Good news for California water, from AgAlert. “Warning that California needs a concerted plan to adapt its aging water system to meet “significant and steadily mounting water insecurity issues” in the 21st century, the California Farm Bureau Federation has reiterated … Continue reading

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Good Water News for California Farmers

A new Executive Order, helps, a lot, see original order here https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-modernizing-americas-water-resource-management-water-infrastructure/ and an excerpt from the story about it from US News & World Report. An excerpt “President Donald Trump on Tuesday created what he called a “subcabinet” for … Continue reading

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Coffee

A great article about it from Psyche Magazine. An excerpt. “Coffee hasn’t always received the attention it deserves. In many Western countries especially, the beans were low quality. Drinkers didn’t know or care about how coffee was produced, bought or … Continue reading

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Virus Lockdowns, Another Perspective

From City Journal. An excerpt. “Lockdowns are typically portrayed as prudent precautions against Covid-19, but they are surely the most risky experiment ever conducted on the public. From the start, researchers have warned that lockdowns could prove far deadlier than the coronavirus. People who … Continue reading

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Beautiful Photos of California

From Atlantic Magazine at https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2020/10/california-photos/616572/

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Fish Hatchery Agreement

From Maven’s Notebook. “Reclamation announces Nimbus Fish Hatchery agreement with California Department of Fish and Wildlife “The Bureau of Reclamation has signed a five-year, $12.3 million multi-year agreement with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to continue the federally … Continue reading

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