Monthly Archives: April 2013

Take Action: The Merced River Plan

Yosemite Valley is a national treasure.  It’s a one-of-a-kind destination for hikers, climbers, and BASE jumpers (illegally).  It’s also a frickin’ zoo.  In order to re-establish a more natural ambience in the Valley and reclaim its fragile ecosystem, the National … Continue reading

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Aurora Borealis on the East Coast and Other News

The largest solar storm of 2013 may make for a spectacular light show on the East Coast this evening (4/13/13).  The aurora borealis may be visible in clear skies across parts of Pennsylvania and New York, and as far south … Continue reading

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Is Obama Undermining the Endangered Species Act?

In 2009, wildlife lovers all over the country rejoiced over an Obama Administration decision to return the process of consultation to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) regulatory process.  A Bush-era rule had eliminated the necessity for federal agencies to consult … Continue reading

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