Stories about the fish and the bees
July 7, 2015
Xiuhtezcatl uses his outdoor voice to mobilize youth against climate change.
- Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez addressed the UN General Assembly about climate change. The really remarkable thing is that he’s 15 years old and this is his third time. (Huffington Post)
- Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve is now open for business! That’s 348 more acres thanks to the Santa Clara County Open Space Authority. (Mercury News)
- Fifty-five acres, once meant for Highway 12, are moving closer to being public open space. The “Southwest Greenway” could soon be under the protection of the City of Santa Rosa. (Press Democrat)
- Coho and steelhead, rejoice! Marin farmers have agreed to leave the creek be during the dry season, bettering the chances for the endangered baby fish. (Marin Independent Journal)
- Bay Area superstar Lynne Benioff has been named to the Presidio Trust Board. President Obama caused a stir with three new appointments. (SF Gate)
- Are we outdoorsy? Yes we are! (Thrillist)
- Oslo, Norway built a new highway. But it’s not for people. (Guardian)
- Coastal Conservancy is dishing out $2.7 million to local conservation groups in Marin. Projects like the Hamilton Field marshland restoration, Bolinas Lagoon restoration, and new easements for Marin Agricultural Land Trust were among the grant recipients. (Marin Independent Journal)
- Meet the man who inspired American politics, science, and art alike, predicted climate change, and saw the world as one big organism…in 1844. His name? Humboldt. (LA Times)
- Martins Beach is open to the public, at least most days. Negotiations are still on-going however and public officials hope to secure permanent public access soon. (Mercury News)
Join us as we continue to protect the Bay Area’s vital land.
Featured bee photo by Scott Tucker.