Napa Valley Community Foundation hosted Dr. Peter Gleick, a leading scientist on global water and climate issues, on October 20th. Dr. Gleick discussed climate change impacts to water supply and wildfire risk.
Stream Watch is a community science program where volunteers make observations at creek sites about how much water and trash they see. This information will be used to learn how we can best take care of our creeks.
The California State Water Resources Control Board has announced that the occurrence of HABs appears to be increasing. A harmful algae bloom (HAB) is actually made of cyanobacteria, sometimes called blue-green algae.
Use the US Drought Monitoring Map to explore weekly drought updates across the country from the National Drought Mitigation Center. The map uses 5 drought classifications and new data is released on Thursdays.