A particularly dry winter has led the Santa Cruz Water Commission to recommend a 5 percent reduction in the city’s water demand.
City on a Hill Press: Why did you establish the Forest Ecology Research Plot (FERP)? Greg Gilbert: There were two reasons. I’ve been working on plots like this, like in Panama, since 1991. I have a long history of doing research. I knew the kinds of things that could be done. In the mid-2000s, I got [...]
With a proposed cut of $22 million in two years, the California state park system is looking for ways to cut back, including possibly shutting down some state parks in California temporarily. With closures, the threat of development is imminent, and has led to the drafting of SB580 — a bill currently making its way through the Senate to curb unwanted development.