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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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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 in 2002. 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 …

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Weather – Annapolis, Brushy Ridge

Current weather information for Brushy Ridge in Annapolis, CA. Note: “Seasonal Total” for rainfall is January 1 until today. There were ~8.5 inches of rain on Brushy Ridge during the period of October 1 (beginning of California’s rainfall year) through December 31, 2020. 

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Gualala River Park

Historical Proposals 1999 – Sonoma County Local Coastal Plan Revisions DRAFT revised 6/99 Excerpt: V-15 Gualala River Forest Trail – Proposed Discussion: “A trail paralleling the Gualala River was recommended as part of the Gualala Point County Park Plan. Owners of Gualala Redwoods proposed to make available to County Parks the opportunity to construct and operate a loop trail which …

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Gravel Mining and the Garcia River

Gravel Mining and the Garcia River Sources of Information, Problems and Solutions Prepared for the Implementation Subcommittee of the Garcia WatershedAdvisory Group by Leslie Dahlhoff, May 19, 1996. I.  Sources of Information: Local: Fugro West, Inc. 1994.  Revised Draft Environmental ImpactReport for Gualala Aggregates, Inc Fugro West, Inc. 1995.  FEIR for Gualala Aggregates, Inc. MCRCD (Mendocino County Resource Conservation District). …

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William Hill: Scofflaw

This article was published in the Anderson Valley Advertiser in May, 1991. Reprinted with permission. By Bruce Anderson Courtesy: Anderson Valley Advertiser, Boonville, CA A horrendously damaging vineyard project is underway in the hills east of Boonville. A man named William Hill is scalping the hilltops of its vegetation to plant grapes. He owns about a thousand acres of land …

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