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The Time to Act is Now! Salmon Recovery Actions in the Sacramento Valley

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

A recent report by CalTrout and U.C. Davis–SOS II: Fish in Hot Water—describes the status of California’s salmon and other species and then offers important and practical “return to resilience” strategies. Although the report at first blush appears to be very pessimistic, a closer read reveals a more optimistic view that “most of these fishes … Continue reading The Time to Act is Now! Salmon Recovery Actions in the Sacramento Valley

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Finding Mutual Solutions in the Sacramento Valley

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

  “The Sacramento Valley is primed for reconciliation ecology. Consider how both waterbirds and salmon were pushed out of their habitat in favor of farming—and how both are now being brought back in.” This was the central theme of a recent article in Comstock Magazine, “More Bang for your Duck”, which describes in detail the … Continue reading Finding Mutual Solutions in the Sacramento Valley

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River Garden Farms Installs Habitat Structures for Juvenile Salmon in Redding

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Last week, River Garden Farms completed its project to install 25 habitat structures for juvenile salmon in the Sacramento River around the South Bonnyview Bridge in Redding.  The structures were made by anchoring tree rootwads to massive boulders and then carefully placing them in the river upstream, under and downstream of the bridge.  The project … Continue reading River Garden Farms Installs Habitat Structures for Juvenile Salmon in Redding

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Modern Flows for the Sacramento Valley

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

A concerted effort is underway by water suppliers to provide functional and purposeful flows for fish and wildlife throughout the Sacramento Valley. For these efforts to be successful and truly benefit fish and wildlife will require modern flows that re-establish the magic natural connection between water and the landscape.  The following illustrates how this connection … Continue reading Modern Flows for the Sacramento Valley

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