Nov 22, 2021 at 1:00pm
New research from the American Geophysical Union finds that groundwater storage hasn't fully recovered after the state’s last two droughts, with less than a third of groundwater recovered from the drought that spanned 2012 to 2016.
Nov 24, 2021 at 12:55pm
Approximately 8 miles of old Pacific Bell cables are allegedly leaking lead into the waters of Lake Tahoe, and the company has agreed in a lawsuit settlement to remove the old, unused cables, court records show.
Nov 22, 2021 at 12:50pm
From six-inch seedlings to giant sequoias 150 feet tall, California’s trees are a precious resource, and their recovery after devastating wildfires is no small task.
Nov 22, 2021 at 4:55pm
Meet the international researchers who draw on both academic training and cultural experience to help Indigenous communities protect water, restore ecosystems, and sustain traditional resources.
Nov 18, 2021 at 4:25pm
State officials warn some of the state’s most powerful and largest agricultural districts that their plans fail to address how over-pumping could harm local communities’ drinking water supplies.
Nov 16, 2021 at 5:30pm
Hailed as a complex and historic step, Sonoma County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously endorsed plans to guide use and governance of groundwater relied on by rural residents, farmers and cities.
Comprehensive California Groundwater Update Released to Provide Better Understanding of Groundwater Basins
Nov 17, 2021 at 5:25pm
With California facing a severe drought and an increased reliance on the State’s groundwater basins, today the Department of Water Resources (DWR) released the final version of California’s Groundwater – Update 2020.
Nov 16, 2021 at 5:20pm
A new book examines research on wetlands from around the world to illustrate how environmental management can improve carbon sequestration while improving the health and function of wetlands.
Nov 17, 2021 at 5:15pm
There is a ray of hope for the vanishing orange-and-black Western monarch butterflies.
Nov 15, 2021 at 4:00pm
After a rush of cold-running water brought by the atmospheric river in late October, Sonoma Creek, along with other streams across the Bay Area, saw a surge in flow giving Chinook, or king salmon, the perfect conditions to make their way upstream from the Pacific.
Nov 10, 2021 at 3:35pm
As the drought dries up California’s wetlands, traveling birds such as ducks, geese and eagles are struggling to survive and breed. “This drought is bad. The odds are against us,” a state expert said.
Nov 10, 2021 at 3:15pm
Stream Watch is a community science program organized by Napa RCD and Napa County Watershed Information and Conservation Council.