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Drought Hurting Animals, Plants

Humans aren’t the only creatures affected by the prolonged drought we’re enduring in California. Many of our floral and faunal friends rely on rain, rivers, streams and snow for survival. Their routines have already been altered by the lack of rain. And more change is sure to come with little precipitation on the horizon.
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Decades-Old Policies Won’t Bring Fish Back From Near Extinction

As environmental special interests request that the state water resources control board expand failed policies on delta smelt, Californians are calling on the board to implement new science-based, commonsense approaches to protect the species.