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Alameda Creek Dam Policies Could Decide Frogs’ Future

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.

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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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Around the Bend

July 01, 2009 by Sarah Sweedler

Put your boat or raft in the river above Healdsburg and follow a wild, green thread flowing through an altered landscape.

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Steelhead Spawning

January 30, 2009 by Jody Zaitlin

Steelhead are coming to spawn in a stream near you. If you're lucky, you may see some making their way upstream.


The Steelhead of Alameda Creek

July 01, 2008 by David Carroll

Across the Bay from Pilarcitos, in the Alameda Creek watershed, SFPUC finds itself involved in another steelhead restoration discussion, centered ...

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Dam Removal for Steelhead

July 01, 2007 by Aleta George

In what ought to be a landmark action to restore steelhead trout runs in the region, two dams are slated ...

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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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Threatened Steelhead

April 01, 2006 by Aleta George

In late December 2005, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) reaffirmed the threatened status of Central California Coast steelhead trout ...

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Update: Steelhead on Alameda Creek

January 01, 2006 by Kevin Cutler

2005 “By the Water’s Edge: A Chronicle of Two Creeks” Our January-March 2005 issue highlighted the riparian habitats of the ...

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They Keep Coming Back

January 01, 2005 by Dan Rademacher

In the early 1970s, when the Army Corps of Engineers built a weir across Alameda Creek to stabilize a railroad ...

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