‘Sage is your friend, not your smudge stick’: Taking back a native plant
In their short documentary “Saging the World,” filmmakers Rose Ramirez and Deborah Small explain the importance of the plant in pollination, how the native plant differs from the herb found in supermarkets which originated in Albania, and the threat to its existence as the land on which it grows is being shared by non-Native people contorting its use.
Over the Garden Fence – The Partnership Between Humans and Nature During Fire Recovery
At Yosemite, a Preservation Plan That Calls for Chainsaws
With treasured forests perennially threatened by fierce wildfires, many experts say it’s time to cut and burn protectively. A lawsuit is standing in the way.
U.S. Senators Susan Collins, and Maria Cantwell Bill to Restore Native Plants in National Parks Advances
Last week, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee advanced the Native Plant Species Pilot Program Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) to promote the use of native plants.
COUNTY AGRICULTURAL REPORT SHOWS STRAWBERRIES RAKED IN $850 MILLION LAST YEAR
Santa Barbara County released its Agricultural Crop Report and showed a $1.9 Billion value of agricultural production last year with strawberries leading the charge.
Explained: What is making California’s wildfires so deadly?
As the American state battles the blaze, here is what making them deadlier and bigger each year
California poised to restrict bee-killing pestocides
Widely used insecticides that harm bees and songbirds would face far-reaching restrictions in California under regulations proposed by the state’s pesticide agency.
Why the California Dream Long Included a Lawn
State Votes to Protect Imperiled Wildflower Threatened by California Gold Mining
Milkweed for monarchs: Local plant giveaways aim to sustain butterfly
Hundreds of Ventura County residents are converging on events to pick up free native milkweed plants that support monarch butterflies and provide an alternative to a recently banned nonnative milkweed harmful to monarchs.