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National Weather Service - NWS Hanford
Government Internet Service Home page. The starting point for official government weather forecasts, warnings, meteorological products for forecasting the weather, and information about meteorology.
Animals On The Move - Science News
Fuzzy, bright-eyed and no bigger than a baked potato, the American pika is the kind of critter you could imagine starring in a blockbuster animated movie for kids. With its high-pitched squeaks, its lightning quickness and its habit of racing around all summer to harvest and sun-dry "hay piles" of grasses and wildflowers for its winter meals, the tiny rabbit relative is one comical ball of fluff.
LOIS HENRY: You want water in our river? It's time to step up
Tuesday, Jun 19 2012 06:47 PM If you've been wondering whatever happened to that "fight for the Kern River" thing I was harping on all the time, well, it's back -- finally. The city will issue its draft environmental impact report on restoring water to the river on a regular basis.
Pacific Forest Trust - Yosemite Anniversary Boundary Line Adjustment
"Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life."
San Joaquin River Restoration Program
Program Documents/Reports Note: Some reports, although portioned into manageable sizes are still quite large and may take some time to download - depending on your download speed. Contact the San Joaquin River Restoration ProgramJune 19, 2012
Superfund Site Overview Fresno Municipal Sanitary Landfill, Pacific Southwest, US EPA
EPA #: CAD980636914 State: California(CA) County: Fresno City: Fresno Congressional District: 20 Other Names: Description and History NPL Listing History NPL Status: Final Proposed Date: Final Date: Deleted Date: The 145-acre Fresno Municipal Sanitary Landfill site was owned and operated by the City of Fresno (City) from 1935 until it was closed in 1989.
Mineral King Webcam
Visit the Mineral King/Sequoia Blog at http://mineral-king.blogspot.com . Registration is free! Mineral King is an alpine glacial basin encompassing an area of more than 400 acres and is the headwaters for the East Fork of the Kaweah River. Located within Sequoia National Park, the Mineral King valley is in the Mineral King subdistrict of the park.
Snow Pack Conditions - Snow Water Content Chart
Stations included (Refer to the Page 6 report): North: (Trinity through Feather & Truckee) PET RRM BNK SHM MB3 HIG SCT MUM BFL CDP BLA SDF MED ADM SNM SLT STM KTL GRZ PLP GOL HMB RTL BKL FOR NLS DSS IDP BMW SQV IDC INN TK2 LLP Central: (Yuba & Tahoe through Merced & Walker) LOS SCN CAP ALP MDW SIL CSL HYS VVL RBB GKS BLC RBP DDM HHM GNL REL BLK MDL SLM BLD BLS DAN SLI TNY TUM HRS STR PDS GIN KIB MSK HVN HGM MRL EP5 RP2 TCC WC3 FLL EBB PSN MNT SPT LVT VRG LBD SPS LVM TES CXS HOR BSK FDC SDW RCC WHW South: (San Joaquin & Mono through Kern) VLC AGP KSP GRM TMR CHM HNT GRV PSR BSH CRL STL MTM BCB UBC WWC BIM QUA GNF UTY CBT CHP PSC TUN WTM CSV BCH GEM SWM CWD BGP SLK MHP RCK FRW DPO
Saga of California's Salton Sea: a tragic chapter ahead?
Some worry that a water-diversion deal, sending farm irrigation water to sprawling San Diego, will spell doom for the Salton Sea - and exposure to toxins for humans and wildlife. Others say protections are in place to ensure that can't happen. By Daniel B.
'Gold rush' seen for delta fish habitat - Local - fresnobee.com
Chipps Island is packed with stories. The 1,000-acre tract in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta has been the stage for a variety of human scheming and struggling. If John Sweeney has his way, the next story will look more like the first one, when Chipps was among hundreds of natural islands in the Delta and a vital nursery for fish.
Good Vibrations Antique Vibrator Museum
Ever wonder when the first vibrator sex toy was invented? Good Vibrations' Antique Vibrator Museum displays the United State's largest collection of vintage vibrators and educates visitors on the history of vibrators and womens sexual pleasure. San Francisco's Polk Street Good Vibrations sex shop displays antique vibes and Dr. Carol Queen provides tours and lectures.