Category Archives: Battle Creek

News related to Sierra Pacific’s clearcutting activies in Battle Creek and salmon restoration efforts in this watershed

KQED radio show on clearcutting in Battle Creek and salmon

On July 28, 2011 KQED had a live radio show on the forest clearcutting activities in the watershed of Battle Creek where public money is attempting to restore the watershed Ths show is incredibly informative and is is a must listen for those who care about our salmon and forests. Learn about the widespread clearcutting by one company – Sierra Pacific Industries – in this watershed. You can access it at http://www.kqed.org/a/forum/R201107280900 Continue reading

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Environmental groups call on governor to protect Battle Creek

Thursday, Jun. 23, 2011 – 4:38 pm Five environmental and fishing groups today called on Gov. Jerry Brown to protect salmon habitat in Battle Creek, where erosion from state-approved may threaten a costly restoration project. Continue reading

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California’s failure to protect forests and fish

The Sacramento Bee published a critical investigative story, “Troubled Waters of Battle Creek,” on the front page of the Sunday June 19th paper that reveals the state’s failure to protect our forests and fish.
Go to http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/19/3711308/troubled-waters-of-battle-creek.html to learn how clearcut logging is severely threatening the Battle Creek watershed’s salmon spawning grounds while over $100 million of public money is being spent to restore the watershed.
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