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Breaking News: Lodge Lightning Complex Friday Fire Update (Final)

The KZYX Incident Update for Friday, August 22, 2014 10:00AM

Status:

The fire status has not been updated by Cal Fire since Wednesday evening. It appears that there will be no additional updates until/unless there is a significant change in the status. KZYX will monitor Cal Fire and other fire, police, and safety sources and advise if needed.

Incident Update Wednesday, August 20, 2014 6:30PM

The Essentials: Fire Information Line: (626) 622-7927 • Acres:  12,535 • Containment:  95% • Injuries:  15 •Structures Threatened: none • Fire Engines: 5 • Fire Crews: 8 • Bulldozers: 9 • Helicopters: 1 • Water Tenders: 11 • Total Personnel: 366 • www.fire.ca.gov

Current Situation: Crews continue mopping up and looking for hot spots within the contingency lines; steep terrain is making access difficult. Interior portions of the fire will continue to burn and produce smoke for an extended period of time in the Ukiah Valley; this may create possible health issues. Fire resources will continue suppression repair efforts throughout the fire area. Resources continue to be released from the fire to other incidents or back to their home units.

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Robert Kourik on Drip Irrigation March 3, 2014 interview

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on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 in Self Help and Sustainability

We interviewed author and edible landscaper Robert Kourik about an upcoming talk on drip irrigation as a way to deal with less available water.  His Drip Irrigation For Every Landscape and All Climates, and Roots Demystified, taken together yield the following pearl: Deep roots help a plant survive, shallow feeding roots help it thrive.  In order for thriving to occur, best to run drip irrigation for a short time every day so the shallow feeding roots stay moist (like a wrung-out sponge).  Infrequent deep watering wastes water, putting it below the feeding roots, and hits the soil biology with floods and doughts so it tends to die off.  To get a copy of any of his books (Designing and Maintaining Your Edible Landscape - Naturally is a 1986 classic) and check out his blog posts, there is a site robertkourik.com.

To hear the show here is a link:

http://media.kzyx.org/mp3/farm/Kourik-Farm-and-garden-3-3-14.mp3

His favorite source of drip irrigation supplies is a local Willits business which also ships, Dripworks.  This is not an endorsement.

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