Category Archives: Hatcheries

Helping Salmon

By helping the hatcheries and, according to this article from the Calsport Fishing Blog, barging is the way to go. An excerpt. One way to effectively increase the California coastal salmon population is to increase survival of Chinook salmon smolts … Continue reading

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Salmon Recovery Efforts Celebrated

Always good news, from Maven’s Notebook: An excerpt. DURHAM – Partners from state and federal agencies, conservation organizations, water districts, and farmers today commemorated the 20th anniversary of restoration efforts on Butte Creek that have led to a significant recovery … Continue reading

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Helping Wild Fish

Excellent article—except for dam removal strategy—from the Mad River Union Newspaper about some very good ideas. An excerpt. CALIFORNIA – A new California science study endorses a management technique for wild fish called “reconciliation ecology.” The study cites as an … Continue reading

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Salmon Scare

Environmentalists are claiming, in this Sacramento Bee article, the imminent extinction of salmon due to dams and other important water policies allowing deserts to bloom, cities to grow and suburbs to prosper; while conveniently forgetting that hatcheries can produce all … Continue reading

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Salmon in the Rice Fields

Such a cool and innovative idea, blogged on previously, but a few days ago, as reported by California Water Blog. An excerpt. The floodplain smorgasbord is open! Wrapping up a successful fifth season, the Knaggs Nigiri project places fall run … Continue reading

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Salmon Behind the Dams

A fascinating article, with profound implications, from the California Water Blog. An excerpt. Chinook salmon are a remarkably adaptable species. There is good reason to believe there are multiple populations of landlocked Chinook salmon completing their entire life cycle above Central … Continue reading

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Salmon Status

A good article from the New York Times on the status of salmon on the West Coast. An excerpt. PORTLAND, Ore. — When Lewis and Clark first encountered the Columbia River in 1805, they wrote about nearby streams so thick … Continue reading

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