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We are compiling a collection of informative documentary-style videos, articles, and essays to help round out and add to any pre-existing knowledge! This section gives you a place to wander and content to ponder!



Articles & Essays

This article, from the Water Education Foundation, gives a succinct description of the environmental issues regarding the agricultural pursuit in California's San Joaquin Valley.

San Joaquin Valley

Considered by many as the seminal legal discussion of the Public Trust Doctrine, by Joseph Sax:

The Public Trust Doctrine in Natural Resource Law: Effective Judicial Intervention

Good work regarding the Public Trust and water has been done by citizens in the Great Lakes states. This website has good information for citizens wanting to get engaged:

What Is Public Trust?

The Law Review article by Professor Richard Frank at UC Davis provides good insights and understandings of the legal history and considerations of the Public Trust:

The Public Trust Doctrine: Assessing It's Recent Past & Charting It's Future

The California Water Impact Network (C-WIN) has been a leader in fighting for  Public Trust Water in California.

The Public Trust Doctrine

This Mother Jones article is an eye-opener regarding what is going on with California's water.

Your Almond Habit Is Sucking California Dry



Tlaloc's List:                   Tlaloc is the Aztec god of rain, fertility,

                                           rivers, and overseer of eternal spring.

                                           We're pretty sure he'd be rather put out

                                           by all the drying up around here.