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Stop the Mad Water Grab

VIA FACSIMILE AND FIRST CLASS MAIL Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District 828 Seventh Street P.O. Box 95 Eureka, California 95502 Attention: Carol Rische, General Manager Re: Proposal to Export Mad River Water from Humboldt Bay via Bag-and-Tugboat Operation Dear Sirs and Mesdames: We represent a rapidly growing coalition of citizens’ groups that are vehemently opposed to the project proposed to …

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“Protect the Forest”

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

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“Chainsaw Wine”

Letter submitted to the New York Times in response to “Making Wine in a Hostile Climate on Sonoma’s Coast” written by Eric Asimov, and published by the Times on January 18, 2006 January 21, 2006 Eric Asimov’s “Making Wine in a Hostile Climate on Sonoma’s Coast” extolled the passion and swashbuckling spirit of those “not in their right mind” seeking …

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Public Meeting: Jeanne Gadol’s Presentation

1/28/2006   Chris “FoGR’s recent public presentation featuring the talented local photographer Jeanne Gadol drew a large turnout. The crowd was treated to a beautiful collection of photographs accompanied by a muscial score.The result of years of outdoor work in the Gualala watershed, the images were grouped by location, starting on the coast and working through the many ecological niches …

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Storm on Gualala Point Beach

1/26/2006   Jeanne 1/26/06 Storm on Gualala Point Beach; photo credit, Jeanne Gadol“I was driving south from Gualala towards the bridge around noon on a very stormy January 26th when I noticed the waves flowing over the sandbar. I grabbed my camera and settled in along the bank just below the pullout south of the Breakers. There was a small …

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