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  • Los Angeles | InyoOwnWay
    clearly felt even by the Inyo County Board of Supervisors Fish Springs with 20 000 acre feet year flow AF yr extinct Blackrock Springs extinct the springfield surrounding Independence dead water tables in all of the LADWP well fields dropped below the rooting zones of plant communities Inyo County sued Los Angeles using the brand new California Environmental Act CEQA A one horse rural county such as Inyo has shallow pockets It is an understatement to describe this environmental justice struggle as a David versus Goliath battle Inyo County is slightly larger than Connecticut with nearly 18 000 residents just the LADWP has 10 000 employees Los Angeles although much smaller in areal extent has nearly 4 million people The courts agreed with Inyo that Los Angeles must write and adequate Environmental Impact Report EIR for their groundwater pumping project LA had come for surface water with the 1913 aqueduct Now they had come back with the 1969 Second Aqueduct to be filled with groundwater Dead cow on Owens Lake The Owens Valley is unique in California for being green in the summer instead of crispy golden brown Groundwater close to the surface supplying the root zone supports phreatophytic plants explaining this anomaly In the 1960 s LADWP quantified the volume of groundwater under the Owens River flood plain that was being taken up by plants and transpired They came up 200 000 AF yr of water being wasted Analysis was made showing that phreatophytes would die back but they would be replaced by other plants No problem Such thinking and behavior by LADWP in the Owens Valley was the opening of the second water war Since those years there has been a non stopped effort by local environmental groups such as the Owens Valley Committee Sierra Club local chapter of CNPS and Inyo County to mitigate damage and stop addition assault some water is back in 62 miles of the Lower Owens River and there are additionally various enhancements and mitigations However multiple issues are in still dispute between Inyo and LA It will take years to work out disputes and details of possible solutions Something as fundamental as flaws in the 1991 Long term Groundwater Agreement and technical manual must be fixed in order to avoid endless conflicts in the future Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in aqueduct history Inyo Los Angeles Owens Lake Owens Valley Water on October 9 2013 by Mike Prather Search for Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email Email Address Recent Posts Lone Pine s lone pine Is Dead One Hundred Mules Walking LADWP Owens Valley Solar Ranch with horses Enough Water The Cherry Orchard Recent Comments Rick Ward on About Mike Stalking 100 Very Cute Mules Pasadena Adjacent on About Mike Pasadena Adjacent on One Hundred Mules Walking F on One Hundred Mules Walking Rosie Howard on One

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  • Owens Lake | InyoOwnWay
    replaced by other plants No problem Such thinking and behavior by LADWP in the Owens Valley was the opening of the second water war Since those years there has been a non stopped effort by local environmental groups such as the Owens Valley Committee Sierra Club local chapter of CNPS and Inyo County to mitigate damage and stop addition assault some water is back in 62 miles of the Lower Owens River and there are additionally various enhancements and mitigations However multiple issues are in still dispute between Inyo and LA It will take years to work out disputes and details of possible solutions Something as fundamental as flaws in the 1991 Long term Groundwater Agreement and technical manual must be fixed in order to avoid endless conflicts in the future Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in aqueduct history Inyo Los Angeles Owens Lake Owens Valley Water on October 9 2013 by Mike Prather It s a Long Story by Mike Prather Leave a reply My tilting at windmills over the years at Owens Lake has a complex chronology It takes a long time to tell Garrison Frost has captured it well in Audubon CA s Audublog To read that complicated story check out the June 20th entry at www audublog org American avocets at Owens Lake Gail Klett both photos Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in Inyo Owens Lake Owens Valley Uncategorized Water Wildlife on June 23 2013 by Mike Prather Search for Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email Email Address Recent Posts Lone Pine s lone pine Is Dead One Hundred Mules Walking LADWP

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  • Owens Valley | InyoOwnWay
    of water being wasted Analysis was made showing that phreatophytes would die back but they would be replaced by other plants No problem Such thinking and behavior by LADWP in the Owens Valley was the opening of the second water war Since those years there has been a non stopped effort by local environmental groups such as the Owens Valley Committee Sierra Club local chapter of CNPS and Inyo County to mitigate damage and stop addition assault some water is back in 62 miles of the Lower Owens River and there are additionally various enhancements and mitigations However multiple issues are in still dispute between Inyo and LA It will take years to work out disputes and details of possible solutions Something as fundamental as flaws in the 1991 Long term Groundwater Agreement and technical manual must be fixed in order to avoid endless conflicts in the future Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in aqueduct history Inyo Los Angeles Owens Lake Owens Valley Water on October 9 2013 by Mike Prather It s a Long Story by Mike Prather Leave a reply My tilting at windmills over the years at Owens Lake has a complex chronology It takes a long time to tell Garrison Frost has captured it well in Audubon CA s Audublog To read that complicated story check out the June 20th entry at www audublog org American avocets at Owens Lake Gail Klett both photos Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in Inyo Owens Lake Owens Valley Uncategorized Water Wildlife on June 23 2013 by Mike Prather Mother Tree by Mike Prather 2 Replies The honey mesquite Prosopsis juliflora sinks deep roots into desert soils in search of water You won t find them in Owens Valley unless you come to my yard Back in the 1970 s when I was living in Death Valley I dug some neighborhood soil in order to plant some pots Soon after watering young honey mesquite seedlings began to appear Yet in eight years living in DVNM I never saw a seedling in the wild I assumed young plants were consumed by jack rabbits round tailed ground squirrels and cottontails I reasoned mesquites propagated vegetatively However being a curious naturalist I transplanted a seedling into a container where it grew to four feet high by the time I moved to Owens Valley In 1981 I planted it next to the south wall of our home in the Alabama Hills Today it is a multi trunked twenty foot high tree that shades our yard It creates that indoor but outdoor feeling you have in the mesquite bosques of the Southwest I listen for chachalacas and look for green jays Bewick s wren and Say s phoebes are more easily found so far Hundreds of pods form on our tree each summer These pods are food for Timbisha people The stumps made mortars for pounding the

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  • solar | InyoOwnWay
    easement accepted there would be no solar project proposal today Mary Austin summed it up when she left the valley over 100 years ago These people don t have enough sense to save themselves Vegetated aeolian dunes resting on ancient Owens Lake bed Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in Inyo Los Angeles Owens Valley solar Wildlife on October 12 2013 by Mike Prather Search for Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email Email Address Recent Posts Lone Pine s lone pine Is Dead One Hundred Mules Walking LADWP Owens Valley Solar Ranch with horses Enough Water The Cherry Orchard Recent Comments Rick Ward on About Mike Stalking 100 Very Cute Mules Pasadena Adjacent on About Mike Pasadena Adjacent on One Hundred Mules Walking F on One Hundred Mules Walking Rosie Howard on One Hundred Mules Walking Archives August 2014 October 2013 July 2013 June 2013 Categories aqueduct change family history Inyo Los Angeles Owens Lake Owens Valley solar Uncategorized Water Wildlife On The Coyot es Network Some reasons I have been called a radical environmentalist Coyote Crossing Published on September 19 2015 by Chris Clarke On Forgetting My Field Guide Birds and Words Published on September 16 2015 by Julia Zarankin My Hit Single Are Warblers Less Important Than Tigers Reconciliation Ecology Published on September 12 2015 by Madhusudan Katti Making Friends With Crows The Corvid Blog Published on August 2 2015 by The Corvid Blog The Heart of Freedom Cecil the Lion Wild Within Published on July 29 2015 by Jennifer Molidor There s Gold in Them Hills Dispersal Range Published on June 28 2015 by Meera Lee Sethi California note 1 Slow Water Movement

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  • Water | InyoOwnWay
    between Inyo and LA It will take years to work out disputes and details of possible solutions Something as fundamental as flaws in the 1991 Long term Groundwater Agreement and technical manual must be fixed in order to avoid endless conflicts in the future Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in aqueduct history Inyo Los Angeles Owens Lake Owens Valley Water on October 9 2013 by Mike Prather It s a Long Story by Mike Prather Leave a reply My tilting at windmills over the years at Owens Lake has a complex chronology It takes a long time to tell Garrison Frost has captured it well in Audubon CA s Audublog To read that complicated story check out the June 20th entry at www audublog org American avocets at Owens Lake Gail Klett both photos Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in Inyo Owens Lake Owens Valley Uncategorized Water Wildlife on June 23 2013 by Mike Prather Mother Tree by Mike Prather 2 Replies The honey mesquite Prosopsis juliflora sinks deep roots into desert soils in search of water You won t find them in Owens Valley unless you come to my yard Back in the 1970 s when I was living in Death Valley I dug some neighborhood soil in order to plant some pots Soon after watering young honey mesquite seedlings began to appear Yet in eight years living in DVNM I never saw a seedling in the wild I assumed young plants were consumed by jack rabbits round tailed ground squirrels and cottontails I reasoned mesquites propagated vegetatively However being a curious naturalist I transplanted a seedling into a container where it grew to four feet high by the time I moved to Owens Valley In 1981 I planted it next to the south wall of our home in the Alabama Hills Today it is a multi trunked twenty foot high tree that shades our yard It creates that indoor but outdoor feeling you have in the mesquite bosques of the Southwest I listen for chachalacas and look for green jays Bewick s wren and Say s phoebes are more easily found so far Hundreds of pods form on our tree each summer These pods are food for Timbisha people The stumps made mortars for pounding the pods into meal for ovi porridge Don t eat the seeds They ll give you the runs one of my students once warned me The mother tree also provides hard wood for fire and tools It makes shade Mesquite seedlings geminate in the yard The tree must be self pollinating since there are no others around I found that they can be transplanted and that pods can be planted in pots to grow new trees My mesquite bosque dream looks possible I now have a dozen young trees going into the yard and I visualize that indoor but outdoor feeling I look forward to

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  • Wildlife | InyoOwnWay
    Gail Klett both photos Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in Inyo Owens Lake Owens Valley Uncategorized Water Wildlife on June 23 2013 by Mike Prather Mother Tree by Mike Prather 2 Replies The honey mesquite Prosopsis juliflora sinks deep roots into desert soils in search of water You won t find them in Owens Valley unless you come to my yard Back in the 1970 s when I was living in Death Valley I dug some neighborhood soil in order to plant some pots Soon after watering young honey mesquite seedlings began to appear Yet in eight years living in DVNM I never saw a seedling in the wild I assumed young plants were consumed by jack rabbits round tailed ground squirrels and cottontails I reasoned mesquites propagated vegetatively However being a curious naturalist I transplanted a seedling into a container where it grew to four feet high by the time I moved to Owens Valley In 1981 I planted it next to the south wall of our home in the Alabama Hills Today it is a multi trunked twenty foot high tree that shades our yard It creates that indoor but outdoor feeling you have in the mesquite bosques of the Southwest I listen for chachalacas and look for green jays Bewick s wren and Say s phoebes are more easily found so far Hundreds of pods form on our tree each summer These pods are food for Timbisha people The stumps made mortars for pounding the pods into meal for ovi porridge Don t eat the seeds They ll give you the runs one of my students once warned me The mother tree also provides hard wood for fire and tools It makes shade Mesquite seedlings geminate in the yard The tree must be self pollinating since there are no others around I found that they can be transplanted and that pods can be planted in pots to grow new trees My mesquite bosque dream looks possible I now have a dozen young trees going into the yard and I visualize that indoor but outdoor feeling I look forward to more Wilson s warblers and roadrunners while I wait for the chachalacas Hand rail made from our homegrown mesquite Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in Inyo Owens Valley Water Wildlife on June 19 2013 by Mike Prather Search for Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email Email Address Recent Posts Lone Pine s lone pine Is Dead One Hundred Mules Walking LADWP Owens Valley Solar Ranch with horses Enough Water The Cherry Orchard Recent Comments Rick Ward on About Mike Stalking 100 Very Cute Mules Pasadena Adjacent on About Mike Pasadena Adjacent on One Hundred Mules Walking F on One Hundred Mules Walking Rosie Howard on One Hundred Mules Walking Archives August 2014 October 2013

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  • Lone Pine’s ‘lone pine’ Is Dead | InyoOwnWay
    us Such a dream I am naive to the point of being ludicrous but I can t stop Going to the grave with much unfinished business Recruiting the young folks to get off the couch and live with purpose an examined life We are the Little Town With Lots of Charm the sign says What s with that Inyo has BIG problems with LA and we have had success fighting The City Our mighty Inyo County Water Department with its staff of 9 has stood toe to toe against a bully the folks in the 15 floor building on Hope Street in Los Angeles We ve said occasionally We want to live on our feet rather than die on our knees not my words but such perfect ones Ruiz Ditch is not a BIG problem but it is a stick in my eye every damn time I drive home up Whitney Portal Road into the Hills It is a part of the death by 1 000 cuts West entrance to City Hall in LA Share this Email Share on Tumblr Like this Like Loading This entry was posted in Uncategorized on August 13 2014 by Mike Prather Post navigation One Hundred Mules Walking Leave a Reply Cancel reply Search for Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email Email Address Recent Posts Lone Pine s lone pine Is Dead One Hundred Mules Walking LADWP Owens Valley Solar Ranch with horses Enough Water The Cherry Orchard Recent Comments Rick Ward on About Mike Stalking 100 Very Cute Mules Pasadena Adjacent on About Mike Pasadena Adjacent on One Hundred Mules Walking F on One Hundred Mules Walking Rosie Howard on One Hundred Mules Walking Archives August 2014 October

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