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Biologist Richard W. DeHaven: “Gualala River: On its Deathbed or Verge of a Miracle?”

Protecting steelhead & coho: new Gualala gravel mining permit Tuesday, April 7, 2009 7:00 p.m. Gualala Community Center 47950 Center St., Gualala John McKeon, staff fish biologist with National Marine Fisheries Service, will discuss how steelhead and coho conservation occurs through the federal permit process – including its limitations and assumptions – using the Gualala River instream gravel mining permit …

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Eliza Gilkyson with Nina Gerber: September 18 at Arena Theater

click to download poster 380 KB Eliza Gilkyson will perform with Nina Gerber at the Arena Theater on Friday, September 18 at 8:00 p.m. as a benefit for Friends of the Gualala River. Tickets are $20 online at ArenaTheater.org and at these local vendors: Gualala: Four-Eyed Frog Books and The Sea Trader Point Arena: Arena Market, DuPont’s and Fogeaters Fort …

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Community Benefit for Friends of the Gualala River: August 22 at Annapolis Winery

Saturday, August 22, 2009 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Annapolis Winery Annapolis, CA You are invited to join Friends of the Gualala River at the Annapolis Winery for our annual fund-raising party. Saturday, August 22, 2009 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Annapolis Winery 26055 Soda Springs Road corner of Annapolis Rd & Soda Springs Rd Suggested donation $20 Enjoy a beautiful summer …

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FoGR sponsors Art in the Redwoods Festival award

“The Last Hurdle” Photograph by Rozanne Rapozo wins Friends of the Gualala River’s Environmental Award at the 2008 Art in the Redwoods Festival “The Last Hurdle” by Rozanne Rapozo Friends of the Gualala River (FoGR) sponsored an award at the Art in the Redwoods Festival in 2008, for the seventh year in a row. A cash prize contributed by the …

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The American West at Risk: Jane Nielson and Howard Wilshire discuss their new book

The American West at Risk summarizes the dominant human-generated environmental challenges in the 11 contiguous arid western United States – America’s legendary, even mythical, frontier. When discovered by European explorers and later settlers, the west boasted rich soils, bountiful fisheries, immense, dense forests, sparkling streams, untapped ore deposits, and oil bonanzas. It now faces depletion of many of these resources, …

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Protecting streamflow: Presentation by Dr. Matt Deitch

Thursday, May 15, 2008, 7:00 p.m. Gualala Community Center 47950 Center St., Gualala Friends of the Gualala River presents a public program featuring Matthew Deitch, Ph.D. from the Center for Ecosystem Management and Restoration. “If the steelhead and coho that were once abundant in coastal California are to have any chance of recovering in the 21st Century, agencies and stakeholders …

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Slide show at Horicon School

Annapolis (Sonoma County, California) Friends of the Gualala River presented a natural history digital slide show of the Gualala River and its watershed, wildlife, and vegetation, to the kindergarten through fourth grade classes of Horicon School in Annapolis, on Friday, February 8, 2008. The slide show followed the path of a helicopter “field trip” of the lower Gualala River, featuring …

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FoGR sponsors Art in the Redwoods Festival award

Friends of the Gualala River (FoGR) sponsored an award at the Art in the Redwoods festival in 2007, for the sixth year in a row. A cash prize of $100 contributed by the Friends of the Gualala River was given to the artist who best captured the ecology of the Gualala River watershed.Congratulations to local artist Bruce Jones for his …

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Manchester School Receives FoGR Environmental Grant

From Manchester School Friends of the Gualala River awarded Manchester School its first grant to help develop a system of nature paths and outdoor classrooms on the school campus. Randy Sinclair presents FoGR’s first ‘Eco-Hero’ award to Cindy Gonzales, principal of Manchester SchoolThe nature trail, with a raised walkway and meeting areas for classes, is a significant component of the …

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FoGR sponsors Environmental Art award

2006 Environmental Art exhibit Friends of the Gualala River (FoGR) sponsored an award at the Environmental Art exhibit, “Nature Working with Artists,” at the Gualala Arts Center in September 2006. Donna Lane, with Jane Reichhold’s ‘It Pays to Pick Up Litter’Congratulations to local artist Jane Reichhold, whose entry, “It Pays to Pick Up Litter,” was selected as the winner of …

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FoGR sponsors Art in the Redwoods Festival award

Friends of the Gualala River (FoGR) sponsored an award at the Art in the Redwoods festival in 2006, for the fifth year in a row.A cash prize of $100 contributed by the Friends of the Gualala River was given to the artist who best captured the ecology of the Sonoma-Mendocino coast, as determined by the festival judges. Congratulations to artist …

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Public Meeting: Jeanne Gadol’s Presentation

1/28/2006   Chris “FoGR’s recent public presentation featuring the talented local photographer Jeanne Gadol drew a large turnout. The crowd was treated to a beautiful collection of photographs accompanied by a muscial score.The result of years of outdoor work in the Gualala watershed, the images were grouped by location, starting on the coast and working through the many ecological niches …

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FoGR sponsors High School Art award

As part of Friends of the Gualala River’s continuing community outreach efforts, several awards are given each year for student art projects.The most recent award was presented to the students of Point Arena High School for their exhibit at the High School Art show at the Gualala Arts Center in May 2006. FoGR steering committee member Donna Lane presented a …

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FoGR sponsors Environmental Art award

Friends of the Gualala River (FoGR) sponsored an award at the Environmental Art exhibit at the Gualala Arts Center in September 2005. Vivian Green presents award to Joost RomeuCongratulations to local artist Joost Romeu for his award-winning work “The Five Natures,” which can still be seen on the Forest Trail at Gualala Arts.

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FoGR sponsors Art in the Redwoods Festival award

Friends of the Gualala River (FoGR) sponsored an award at the Art in the Redwoods festival in 2005, for the fourth year in a row.A cash prize of $100 contributed by the Friends of the Gualala River was given to the artist who best captured the ecology of the Sonoma-Mendocino coast, as determined by the festival judges. Congratulations to local …

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FoGR sponsors Art in the Redwoods Festival award

Friends of the Gualala River (FoGR) sponsored an award at the Art in the Redwoods festival for the first time this year.The 41st annual Art in the Redwoods festival took place on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18. The event featured more than 400 fine art entries and experienced record crowds. The artwork will remain on display at the …

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FoGR sponsors Art in the Redwoods Festival award

Friends of the Gualala River (FoGR) sponsored an award at the Art in the Redwoods festival in 2004, for the third year in a row.A cash prize of $100 contributed by the Friends of the Gualala River was given to the artist who best captured the ecology of the Sonoma-Mendocino coast, as determined by the festival judges. Congratulations to local …

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