Monthly Archives: May 2009

Thank You Ocean

The Ocean Takes Care of Us, Let’s Return the Favor … The ocean is a vital resource that provides food, water, commerce, recreation, medicine and even the air we breathe. Today, our ocean faces unprecedented threats from pollution, trash, declining fisheries and multiple impacts from climate change. http://www.thankyouocean.org/ World Ocean Day is June 6. Click…
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Matilija arundo project update

Last update on Arundo was last year's public meeting.County contractors began followup treatment this spring, using backpack sprayers to retreat the sprouting plant throughout the project area.This photo is the view from the road looking out into the sediment-filled reservoir area above Matilija Dam. Re-sprouting Arundo is evident in the foreground, as well as the…
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Matilija Dam debris problem

Ventura County Star article published on Sunday, front page of the local section:matilija-dam-debris-might-be-problemDestruction of Matilija Dam hits another wallBy Zeke BarlowOne of the reasons to tear down the Matilija Dam was to let all the silt and rock built up behind it to flow down the Ventura River and out to the ocean — where…
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