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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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FoGR sponsors awards for “It’s Elementary” art show

“It’s Elementary” is an exhibition of art works by local elementary school students, sponsored by Celebrate Art in the Schools, and by the Art in the Schools program at Gualala Arts. The artwork is on display at the Gualala Arts Center through April 6, 2003. There is no charge to see the exhibit, which is open to the public from …

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Thanksgiving Coffee and Surf Supermarket raise funds for FoGR

Our sincere thanks to Surf Supermarket and Thanksgiving Coffee for donating a dollar to Friends of the Gualala River for each pound of Thanksgiving’s Guatemalan Vienna Roast sold between February 22 and April 30, 2003. They and their customers raised $90 for FoGR. The organic, shade-grown Vienna Roast coffee from Guatemala is certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Friends of the …

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Gualala River Facts

  Location The Gualala River enters the Pacific Ocean approximately 110 miles north of San Francisco, California. Just past the mouth of the river lies the town of Gualala, a three-hour drive from San Francisco over narrow, twisting roads and stunning ocean and mountain views. Tourism and logging are the primary local industries. Gualala River watershed [click to enlarge] Land …

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Public urged to help save river

by Tom Cochrane, President, Friends of the Gualala River, March, 2002 We live in a threatened world with limited natural resources and the concept of sustainability seems far from our grasp. Sustainability involves using our resources with as little harm to our environment as possible, but maintaining a healthy economy while still providing for equity among the potential users. Last …

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California Coastal Cleanup Day

18th annual California Coastal Cleanup Saturday, September 21, 2002Saturday, September 21, 2002 is a special day for protecting our beaches, and coastal waterways, the 18th annual California Coastal Cleanup. Teams of cleanup volunteers will remove trash and recyclables from Mendocino and Sonoma County beaches, and in the Gualala area will also cleanup the banks of the Gualala River from the …

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