Latest Environment News

  • Mike Jensen / Merced Irrigation District

    Snowpack In California "Dismally Meager"

    Thursday, January 29, 2015

    The California Department of Water Resources says the state’s snowpack is “dismally meager.” A lack of snow in the Sierra is keeping rivers low and drying up some reservoirs.

  • Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio News

    California Drought: Cash For Grass In Roseville

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    The City of Roseville is yanking grass and replacing it with drought-resistant landscaping to conserve water. Roseville also offers homeowners a 'Cash For Grass' rebate program.

  • Wildlife Agencies See Collapse of 2014 Winter Run Salmon

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    California and federal wildlife agencies say the entire winter-run of naturally-spawning Chinook salmon may have collapsed in 2014. The agencies will begin releasing triple the number of hatchery-raised juveniles next week.