Latest from salmon restoration
January 23, 2012 by Aleta George
Proponents of the Yolo Bypass Floodplain Fishery Enhancement Project are starting small but thinking big. During the first year of the pilot project, scientists will test whether raising juvenile chinook salmon on flooded rice fields in the Yolo Bypass will help the fish get stronger and bigger before being flushed down to San Francisco Bay and out to the Pacific.
October 27, 2011 by Richard Karevoll
With last year’s wet winter and this fall’s early rains in October, time is short for the staff and volunteers of the Salmon Protection and Restoration Network (SPAWN), who are working hard on several projects aimed at helping the Lagunitas Creek run of coho salmon — the largest remaining wild coho run in the state.
November 08, 2010 by Erica Reder
The arrival of the rains each fall kicks off spawning season for coho salmon. The rains also mark the end of this season’s work on the Redwood Creek Restoration Project. On November 14, you can help welcome the salmon back to an improved watershed, and kick in a little on the restoration too!
January 07, 2010 by Donna Whitmarsh
The collapse of Central California Coast coho salmon population is imminent, according to a report by the National Marine Fisheries in late December 2009. Numbers of returning coho may be too low to support a viable population.
January 01, 2010 by Daniel McGlynn
At first glance the tan building blends into the rest of Petaluma’s Casa Grande High School. It’s nondescript from the outside, but it houses a rare kind of conservation organization, the United Anglers of Casa Grande. The high school students in the club run their own hatchery, and learn more about salmon than most folks ever know…