Environmental Impacts of Marijuana Cultivation

Pot Grow Sites' Poisons Cited in Fishers' Survival Struggles
The Sacramento Bee, 9/30/13

Marijuana Crops in California Threaten Forests and Wildlife
New York Times, 6/20/13

How Industrial Pot Farmers Ravage the Land: A Google Earth Tour (Includes Video)
Mother Jones, 2/6/13

Environmental Challenges of Marijuana Agriculture in a Age of Prohibition (Videos)
Humboldt State University Symposium, 10/12/12

Push for pot regulation; amid federal activity, many still support oversight, regulation of pot industry
Times-Standard 9/9/2012

‘A huge, huge mess’; officials talk environmental impacts of marijuana, and the need for more study, clean up
Times-Standard, 9/2/2012

Cannabis Carbon Footprint: Marijuana Industry’s Environmental Impact
Huffington Post, 8/27/2012

We can’t turn a blind eye anymore; feds, local law enforcement promise ‘hot and heavy’ season of pot busts
Times Standard, 8/26/2012

Downey Calls for Backup
The North Coast Journal, 7/26/12

Marijuana National Forest: Encroachment on California Public Lands for Cannabis Cultivation
escholarship.org (UC Berkeley)

Poisons on public lands put wildlife at risk
University of California, 7/13/2012

Anticoagulant Rodenticides on our Public and Community Lands: Spatial Distribution of Exposure and Poisoning of a Rare Forest Carnivore. (Mourad W. Gabriel)
PLoS ONE, 7/2012

Pot Growers Destroying National Forests
Live Science, 12/12/2011

Half-Baked Idea?: Legalizing Marijuana Will Help the Environment
Scientific American, 5/20/2011

Pot: Not so green after all? (Video)
PBS.org Need to Know, 5/21/2010

Public Lands sprouting marijuana farms
San Francisco Chronicle, 3/14/2010