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July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
CEMAR’s current focus is the restoration of steelhead and salmon in California, to identify durable strategies for sustainable management of California’s coastal watersheds. CEMAR is also working to educate all sectors of our society about the science of climate change and the need to take action now to prevent major human and economic consequences in the future.
February 10, 2011 by Erica Reder
Things are looking up for the steelhead trout of Alameda Creek. A revised plan to replace the Calaveras Dam includes several features that will benefit the federally threatened fish. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) approved the project on January 27, 2011, ending years of discussion with conservation groups and federal agencies.
August 27, 2010 by Vanessa Thill
Sarah Kupferberg, a research scientist at UC Berkeley, is fascinated by foothill yellow-legged frogs, once common but now scarce in Alameda Creek. The SF Public Utilities Commission is rebuilding the Calavares Dam, and the way that dam gets managed may well determine the fate of these rare frogs.
August 12, 2010 by Amos Hausman-Rogers
Would removing Stanford’s Searsville Dam be a boon to threatened fish, a costly distraction from protecting other species, or even a danger to local residents and other wildlife? Government officials are taking public comment until August 30, and we have a short primer to help you get your bearings…