The Madeleine Brand Show

The Madeleine Brand Show is a daily, two-hour program that looks at news and culture through the lens of Southern California. Hosted by Madeleine Brand

Community strategizes to take forests back from illegal growers

by Lisa Morehouse, The California Report | The Madeleine Brand Show

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Illegal marijuana farms on public and private forest land aren't new in California, but they are a growing problem, with high stakes for the environment and public safety.

In Mendocino County, the effort to find a solution has taken on a particular urgency after the murder last summer of one of its most prominent residents. Reporter Lisa Morehouse from The California Report investigates.

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