Category Archives: Environmentalism

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

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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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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

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Wetter March?

After the dry February, here is a report from NOAA indicating the probabilities for temperature and precipitation across the country, with excellent graphics after the jump. An excerpt. “Welcome to meteorological spring! March kickstarts the transition season for many across … Continue reading

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Removing Nitrates from Water

With potentially great results for California farmers; good article from Capitol Journal. An excerpt. “Kara Nell likens her work to developing a very special claw game. Nell, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Minnesota Morris, is trying … Continue reading

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Atmospheric River Research

An excellent article about it from Cal Matters. An excerpt. “We were flying about 200 nautical miles off the coast of California when a voice over the headset reported a strong smell of fuel in the back of the plane. … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Shasta Auburn Dam, Water