Oct 13, 2021 at 3:10pm
The Wiyot people have stewarded the land in and around Humboldt Bay (Wigi) in Northern California, near the present-day city of Eureka, for thousands of years. Before the arrival of settler-colonists, they actively managed their resources.
Oct 18, 2021 at 2:45pm
The process of making wine requires a lot of water — the rough estimate among industry players is about a 6:1 ratio — and thus results in a lot of wastewater.
Oct 16, 2021 at 2:40pm
The Climate Prediction Center, an arm of the National Weather Service, announced Thursday that La Niña conditions have developed and are expected to extend through winter, influencing weather worldwide.
Oct 14, 2021 at 9:00am
Jackson Demonstration State Forest has become ground zero in an escalating war over the management of redwoods on public land, with catastrophic wildfires and global climate change necessitating urgency and raising the stakes.
Oct 13, 2021 at 5:35pm
The City of Calistoga has hired more “workers” to assist in its ongoing mitigation efforts to protect the town from future wildfires. They work for food, are good for the environment, and they are cute to boot.
Oct 5, 2021 at 5:25pm
Wetlands painstakingly created with millions of dollars are the most devastating victims of the Huntington Beach oil spill. The trio of marshes provides rare feeding and resting grounds for at least 90 species of shorebirds.
Oct 13, 2021 at 3:00pm
For the past several months, the California Water Commission has been leading a process to frame state considerations around how Groundwater Sustainability Agencies might construct well-managed groundwater trading programs.
Oct 5, 2021 at 2:10pm
Fisheries biologist Pat Higgins said he was shocked when he discovered on Sept. 17 a section of the largest tributary in California's third-largest watershed was dry.
Oct 4, 2021 at 1:55pm
Forty companies from across the globe joined forces this year to create the Sustainable Wine Roundtable, where stakeholders will work to set industry-wide sustainability standards and communication.
Sep 27, 2021 at 2:10pm
As western wildfires become bigger and more intense, state and federal fire agencies are using more and more aerial fire retardant, prompting concerns over fish kills, aquatic life, and water quality.
Sep 30, 2021 at 1:00pm
California is in a second year of drought and for many North Bay grape growers, the hot, dry conditions mean lost crops. In 2020 some growers lost 20% or more of their crops because of dry conditions, fires, or smoke tainting the flavor of their grapes.
Sep 29, 2021 at 1:45pm
Groundwater systems are key during California droughts, but certain places are running dry - and there's no real solution in sight.