http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/09/19/patagonias-philosopher-king?mbi By Nick Paumgarten When Yvon Chouinard, the climber and environmentalist and the co-founder of the outdoor-apparel company Patagonia, spends days by himself at a house he owns in Moose, Wyoming, his wife, Malinda, the other co-founder, often sends mass e-mails to their friends, with the number of the landline there. “He likes phone calls … More PATAGONIA’S PHILOSOPHER-KING How Yvon Chouinard turned his eco-conscious, anti-corporate ideals into the credo of a successful clothing company.
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-salton-sea-20160902-snap-story.html As California’s two largest inland bodies of water go, Lake Tahoe is the stereotypical beauty queen — classically stunning, endlessly photogenic, fragile. Frankly, quite chilly yet eternally inspiring to legions of admirers. The Salton Sea is the neighbor tucked away at the far end of the street and often forgotten. Stark, spare, somewhat homely, beloved by … More Editorial Finally, progress towards a sustainable Salton Sea
http://fishsniffer.com/index.php/2016/08/29/bureau-reduces-nimbus-dam-releases-to-1750-cfs/ by Dan Bacher (Sacramento) The Bureau of Reclamation will reduce water releases from Nimbus Dam into the American River from 1,750 cublc feet per second (cfs) to 1,500 cfs today, September 6, much to the consternation of anglers and conservationists concerned about the low water conditions that fall-run Chinook salmon will face as they enter the … More Reclamation slashes lower American River releases to 1,500 cfs