Aquatic and land-based agriculture share vital water resources
AuthorPaul G. Olin
Author AffiliationsP.G. Olin is Marine Advisor, UC Sea Grant Program, Sonoma County Cooperative Extension.
Hilgardia 51(4):54-55. DOI:10.3733/ca.v051n04p54. July 1997.
Tomales Bay and the surrounding watersheds provide a window into efforts to improve coastal water quality by controlling nonpoint-source pollution. A variety of programs are helping to maintain viable livestock and dairy operations in coastal Marin County, while keeping water quality high enough to support the oyster culture industry that has been a part of the region's agriculture since the turn of the century.
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