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Tahoe Transportation Plan Works To Improve Lake Clarity And End Gridlock

July 20, 2017 | Randol White

Summertime is a favorite for tourists at Lake Tahoe, but the region's transportation system is not designed for the growing number of people who use it. The TRPA and TERC are coming up with a plan to fix the gridlock and improve the lake's clarity.


California Lawmakers Vow To Protect Federal Environmental Laws

February 23, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Amidst fear that President Donald Trump’s administration could rollback key federal environmental laws, California state senate Democratic leaders have unveiled a package of environmental protection bills.


Fish Advisory At New Hogan Lake

February 1, 2017 | Steve Milne

A new state advisory warns people not to eat a certain species of fish from New Hogan Lake, located about 30 miles northeast of Stockton, in Calaveras County.

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Scientists Seek Crowd-Sourced Data To Map Land Damaged By Wild Pigs

December 2, 2016 | Julia Mitric

Wild pigs cause serious damage to grazing lands and watersheds. UC Cooperative Extension scientists have developed a GIS-based tracking app to assess wild pig damage in order to figure out how to mitigate the creatures' impacts.

Roland Knapp, UCSB Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory


Study Brings Hope For California's Yellow-Legged Frog

October 4, 2016 | Julia Mitric

A yellow-legged frog that was once the most abundant amphibian in the Sierra Nevada is now the most rare. But a new study finds the frog population in Yosemite National Park shows signs of slow recovery after decades of severe decline.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Nuclear And Renewable Energy's Roles In California's Future

September 21, 2016

We explore the role nuclear and renewable energy will play in California’s future.

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Statewide Coastal Cleanup Day Includes American River Parkway

September 16, 2016 | Steve Milne

About 2,000 people are expected to help remove trash along Sacramento's American River Parkway this Saturday. The Great American River Cleanup is part of Coastal Cleanup Day, the state's largest annual volunteer event held in mid-September.

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