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Bower logging plan lawsuit: press release

For Immediate Release. February 8, 2010Contacts: Friends of the Gualala River John Holland, 707-886-5355Center for Biological Diversity Justin Augustine, 415-436-9682 x302Coast Action Group Alan Levine, 707-542-4408 Lawsuit Filed to Protect Old Growth Redwoods on the Gualala River San Francisco – Three conservation groups, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Gualala River and Coast Action Group, filed suit against …

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Bower logging plan: Legal Petition

Center for Biological Diversity Friends of the Gualala River and Coast Action Group vs. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and California Department of Fish and Game Petition by Justin J. Augustine et al February 5, 2010 Introduction The Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Gualala River, and Coast Action Group (“Petitioners”) challenge the decision of the California …

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River otter in the Gualala River

River otter in the Gualala River Short video taken by a friend of the Gualala River, just west of the Green Bridge, near the confluence of the North & South Forks, in July 2009.

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Forestry: Press Articles

Independent Coast Observer 09/02/05 Gualala planning council members take a tour of working forests 01/09/04 Forest panel hears Haupt Creek appeal 08/08/03 Haupt Creek redwood grove wins reprieve 05/02/03 Haupt Creek grove wins a new inspection 04/11/03 Why local old growth redwood matters 04/04/03 Libeu will show aerial pictures of Gualala River 03/28/03 Forestry exemption bill draws opposition 03/21/03 Sudden …

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Natural History Walk at Gualala Point

Saturday, April 10, 2010 Gualala Point Park We’ll start off the day at 8:30 a.m. with a birding / Coastal National Monument walk led by Richard Kuehn and Rich Trissel. We can have a short break with coffee and snacks at the Visitor Center. Then at 10:30 a.m. we will begin a field trip to the beach, lagoon, estuary and …

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Bower logging plan

Friends of the Gualala River protects the Gualala River watershed in Northern California and the species living within it.

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Erasing redwoods forests and Native American history?

Erasing redwoods forests and Native American history? by Peter R. Schmidt, PhD As an early morning mist filters through the Redwoods in the village of Annapolis in NW Sonoma County, a Pomo elder of the Kashia band walks through the forest toward an ancient settlement site. The elder’s presence at this place is linked to a deep concern over ancestors …

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