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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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“Timber Vs. Grapes”

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

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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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Fireworks over the Gualala River estuary? Not this year

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For information on more recent events, see: Fireworks over the Gualala River estuary? Update: June 25, 2008 Today, the 1st District Court of Appeals rejected the appeal by the Gualala Festivals Committee. The Coastal Commission’s order stands: no fireworks over the Gualala River estuary without a permit. Update: June 19, 2008 The Gualala Festivals Committee canceled their controversial plans to …

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