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Steelhead spawning in Palo Alto Creek

March 14, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

An underwater camera captures footage of steelhead salmon spawning in San Francisquito Creek in Palo Alto. The video footage comes ...

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Steelhead trout flopping around in dried up Palo Alto creek

March 11, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

With creek water drying up, steelhead trout advocates in Palo Alto are worried about whether this year's fish will be able to spawn.


Deciding the Fate of Searsville Dam

November 07, 2012 by Aleta George

San Franciscans voted in a landslide against an effort to study the removal of Hetch Hetchy. A few dozen miles south, at Stanford, another campaign aims to remove the much smaller Searsville Dam, which blocks steelhead spawning while also creating wetland habitat.


Dam Removal Debate Hits Bay Area: Have Your Say!

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...

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