The Future of Hydropower

Dams have a notorious reputation; there’s a long history of environmental damage caused by dams, from blocking migrating fish to withdrawing access to Indigenous people. Yet, dams do boost some positive impact from the electricity they generate; this is energy free of...
Drought Causing Water Competition in the Klamath Basin

Drought Causing Water Competition in the Klamath Basin

California is in the second year of a drought. According to the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, “Northern California has received about 48% of average historical precipitation for this time of year.  This is the 3rd driest water year on record, so far.  Only...
Racism and the Land: A Timeline

Racism and the Land: A Timeline

4 minute read Ahwahneechee People living in the Yosemite Valley were forcefully removed from their land to pave the way for the creation of what would become Yosemite National Park. The 1851 atrocity is part of a long history of racism in the outdoors against Black,...