Hadley Robinson http://kalw.org en The dirt on compostable plastics http://kalw.org/post/dirt-compostable-plastics <p>The Sonoma Compost Company is just off Highway 101, northwest of Petaluma. All day, trucks haul in plant materials; others haul out soil. Sift through that soil, and you might find remnants of chicken feathers (apparently great for vegetable growers), rice hulls (nice for clay soils), and more.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:30:49 +0000 Hadley Robinson 4901 at http://kalw.org The dirt on compostable plastics Battles with urban wildlife http://kalw.org/post/battles-urban-wildlife-0 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px; ">You don&rsquo;t have to be outside for long to realize that here in the Bay Area, we are surrounded by wildlife. Long before houses and roads and cities popped up, wild animals reigned supreme. As we negotiate our relationship to the remaining members of that wildlife, there&rsquo;s bound to be some tension.</span></p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 23:55:42 +0000 Hadley Robinson 12400 at http://kalw.org Battles with urban wildlife Old conflicts shadow new gold rush on the Klamath River http://kalw.org/post/old-conflicts-shadow-new-gold-rush-klamath-river <p>With gold continuing to sell at historically high prices, the hunt for the shiny mineral is alive and well. Mostly.</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 22:17:18 +0000 Hadley Robinson 4105 at http://kalw.org Old conflicts shadow new gold rush on the Klamath River