A Faster Track for Ecosystem Restoration Lori Pottinger August 24 2020 The state’s rivers and aquatic species are in trouble, but restoration projects are often slowed by complex permitting requirements. We talked to Erika Lovejoy of Sustainable Conservation about efforts to simplify the process.
High and Rising: Flood Risk in California Grows Jeffrey Mount, Daniel Swain July 20 2020 As the climate warms, California storms are getting more intense—adding to the state’s already high flood risk. Developing a better understanding of current and future flood vulnerability is essential to managing this risk.
How Permitting Slows Ecosystem Recovery and Climate Resilience Projects Lori Pottinger July 13 2020 California’s complex permitting process slows efforts to restore ecosystems at a time when healthy natural systems are needed more than ever. We talked to Letitia Grenier of the San Francisco Estuary Institute about how to improve the process.
Fighting Sea Level Rise the Natural Way Lori Pottinger February 3 2020 How will rising seas affect freshwater ecosystems, and what role do these systems play in managing the problem? We talked to scientist Letitia Grenier about this issue.