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High Temperatures Threaten Sacramento River’s Fall-Run King Salmon

September 23, 2014 by Ted Andersen

The early fall king salmon spawning run on the Sacramento River is taking place between Red Bluff and Redding, but prolonged drought has led to reduced flows from Lake Shasta and high water temperatures downriver, which could deal many egg nests a death blow.


New project gives ‘snapshot’ of CA’s wild salmon populations

September 30, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

A new project from The Nature Conservancy looks into the state of California's wild salmon populations.


A day out with the salmon

September 27, 2012 by Michael Carl

A bumper crop of chinook salmon this year brought out many fishermen, who haven't been able to throw their lines in for four years.

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Paddle with the Salmon on the Tuolumne

November 08, 2011 by Linda Silvey

A remarkable event happens every year along the Tuolumne River, but sadly, very few people know about it: Chinook salmon run up the river to their spawning grounds, and the canoes of the Tuolumne River Trust are there to meet them. You could join them this weekend.

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Petaluma’s Teenage Fish Force

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...

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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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Improved Salmon Run Up Lagunitas/San Geronimo Creeks

April 01, 2002 by Marilyn Smulyan

Assisted by generous early rains, astounding numbers of salmon swam up Lagunitas and San Geronimo creeks (on the northwest side ...

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