Napa County voters to decide how vineyards can be planted among oaks

 Image by Kent Porter/The Press Democrat

Image by Kent Porter/The Press Democrat

 

As reported in the North Bay Business Journal.

"Napa County voters will decide June 5 on a ballot measure that backers say is needed to limit tree removal in the name of vineyard development. The Napa County Watershed and Oak Woodland Protection Initiative garnered 6,300 petition signatures, more than the 3,800 needed. Napa Valley Vintners, which represents more than 500 area winemakers, initially collaborated on the creation of the initiative, but later its board of directors voted to oppose it."

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