Press Democrat - 4/30/14 - Sonoma County Looking for Sustainability

Press Democrat - April 30, 2014

Sonoma County's $1.5 billion tourism industry is becoming more sustainable in reaction to the growing number of tourists demanding vacations that are socially and environmentally friendly, a panel of experts said Wednesday.

The adoption of sustainable practices, evident in many sectors in Sonoma County from agriculture to construction to the generation of electricity, is perhaps most visible in the tourism industry that attracts 8 million visitors to the county annually, experts told business leaders attending the ninth annual Sustainable Enterprise Conference in Rohnert Park.

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