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Snow Survey: Water Supply Low, but Buffered by a Snowy 2011

Snow Survey: Water Supply Low, but Buffered by a Snowy 2011

Water: In its final snow survey of the year, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) trekked up into the mountains near Sacramento on Tuesday to check on our "frozen reservoirs."
Wading into the L.A. River's Braided Past

Wading into the L.A. River's Braided Past

Golden Green: It's a sign of the L.A. River's health that we are arguing over what it means.
White Pelicans: California's Charismatic Megafauna in the Sky

White Pelicans: California's Charismatic Megafauna in the Sky

Wildlife: White pelicans are common this time of year along the California coast and in the estuary of the Colorado River, but in a few weeks, they will pick up and head for other parts of the country.
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California Water: Snowpack Low in Sierra Nevada & Rocky Mountains

California Water: Snowpack Low in Sierra Nevada & Rocky Mountains

Water: Officials both in California and Colorado are finding low snowpacks in local mountain ranges, both which serve millions of Californians.
Inyo County Wants Angelenos to Have a Say in Owens River Plan

Inyo County Wants Angelenos to Have a Say in Owens River Plan

Waterways: Urban Los Angeles may often be referred to "park poor," but up in the Owens Valley, Inyo County officials see the controversial land grab a century ago as an opportunity for recreational tourism.
Feds Choose Los Angeles for New Urban Waters Initiative

Feds Choose Los Angeles for New Urban Waters Initiative

Waterways: Los Angeles is one of seven cities chosen for a pilot project to revitalize polluted urban waterways, White House officials announced today.