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Return of the Coho

November 14, 2008 by Jody Zaitlin

Every winter, coho salmon return to coastal streams, though only 1 percent of the half million fish that once filled local streams. But you can still see them, and even help them survive.

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Give Me Shelter

October 01, 2008 by David Wimpfheimer

Harbor seals, migrating seabirds, and other wildlife find shelter in the productive waters of Drakes Estero at Point Reyes.

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2007-2008 Salmon Decline

April 01, 2008 by Aleta George

During the 2004-2005 winter salmon spawning season in Redwood Creek, which passes through Muir Woods National Monument before reaching the ...

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Taking the Heat

January 01, 2008 by Glen Martin

Though we may not be able to detect it on a day-to-day basis, climate change has come to the Bay Area and is already leaving its mark on local ecosystems: rising tides in the Bay, increasingly severe wildfires, acidification of ocean waters. While it may be too late to avoid global warming's early stages, there is a lot we can do to both understand and mitigate its impacts on our landscapes and watersheds. With the support of world-class research institutions and an active environmental movement, Bay Area scientists are taking the lead in this crucial effort.

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Record Spring Rain, 2006

July 01, 2007 by Aleta George

All that springtime rain may seem a distant memory now, but the record still holds: San Francisco had the rainiest ...

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Russian River Coho Salmon Captive Broodstock Program

April 01, 2007 by Aleta George

From November to February this past winter, biologists scoured lower Russian River tributaries in search of spawning coho salmon. The ...

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Coho Salmon in West Marin

January 01, 2007 by Rick Bacigalupi

Since their listing as endangered in 1997, wild coho salmon have begun a slow but steady comeback to their native ...

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Valley of Water and Wine

January 01, 2007 by Glen Martin

The Napa Valley was once a place of enormous natural bounty, fed by a vibrant, healthy river teeming with salmon and steelhead. Today, the valley is more famous for its managed bounty of grapes and fine wine. The river, hemmed in by vineyards, has too often been relegated to the status of a waste canal. But now a unique alliance of growers and scientists has come together to give the Napa's upper reach a chance to regain some of its wildness.

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Dance of the Cranes

January 01, 2006 by Mike Faden

The Cosumnes Preserve near I-5 in the Central Valley is a surprising mosaic of flooded rice fields teeming with birds, breached levees creating new forests, and a river reclaiming a landscape.

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Update: Lagunitas Creek

January 01, 2006 by Kevin Cutler

“The Dream Given by You: Welcoming the Coho Back to West Marin” Our October-December 2001 issue highlighted the ecological and ...

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