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Measuring Redwood Giants – KQED Quest

QUEST on KQED Public Media. Duration: 6:17 Original Air Date: Friday, Dec 17, 2010 Forest ecologist Steve Sillett is leading a team of scientists as they climb and measure every branch of some of the last and tallest old growth redwoods in California. Their goal is to learn how these ancient giants have historically responded to climatic shifts and to …

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Gualala River opens after rainfall

The Gualala River lagoon was full to its brim after a large amount of rain this weekend. Around 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, a small breach opened in the sandbar about 200 meters south of its north end, directly across from the north viewing area of the Gualala Bluff Trail. This sequence of photos, taken by Bob R., begins at 10:49 …

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Pomo elders speak out about vineyards

Violet Parrish Chappell and Vivian Parrish Wilder Where we used to live, no one can see anything now. It is time we open our mouths. Those vineyard people are interfering with our ancestors’ area. Wherever our villages were, wherever we picked our food, those places are blessed places. When we had to live in two worlds, we had to get …

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