Category Archives: Hatcheries

More Good Salmon News

From the Appeal Democrat/Corning Observer. An excerpt. “Last week, on the flanks of Mount Lassen, the partnership of the Western Rivers Conservancy and the Lassen National Forest completed a project that protects a crucial 1,150-acre property, and a significant branch … Continue reading

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Good Salmon News!

The hatcheries are on the job, as this story from California Fish & Wildlife News reports. An excerpt. “Hatcheries operated by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in the Central Valley just completed the final release of young … Continue reading

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Salmon in the San Joaquin

Great story about the resilient salmon, from the San Joaquin River Restoration Program. An excerpt. “If there’s one certainty in these uncertain times, it’s that nature is resilient, and one needn’t look further than the San Joaquin River as an … Continue reading

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Water Cooperation

It can be done, as this great story from Current shows. An excerpt. “The saying rang true when Mark Twain coined it, “Whiskey is for drinking. Water is for fighting.”  150 years later it still resonates and throughout the arid … Continue reading

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Salmon, Going Home

These are truly amazing creatures; read this article from Eos. An excerpt. “After spending their adult lives at sea, salmon famously swim upriver until they reach the exact location where they were hatched. Salmon complete this incredible journey only once—after … Continue reading

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Flooded Rice Fields Help Salmon

Great story from AgAlert. An excerpt. “Winter-flooded rice fields already provide essential habitat for migratory birds, but could they also provide benefits to help the state’s salmon populations? “Scientists at the University of California, Davis, are finalizing their fieldwork on … Continue reading

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Atlantic Salmon in the Pacific?

Could be happening soon, as this story from The Mad River Union reports. Some Excerpts. “HUMBOLDT – The Nordic Aquafarms company has advanced its plans to build a major aquaculture facility on Humboldt Bay and has released designs of its … Continue reading

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Salmon in the American River

So far, this is a very good year, according to this report from ACWA. An excerpt. “Kat Perkins, a scientist with the Sacramento Water Forum, poured over an aerial image of the lower American River near Sailor Bar in Fair … Continue reading

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Bringing the Salmon Back

Interesting and controversial (only because the salmon, because of hatcheries, are doing fine) article from the East Bay Express about this. An excerpt. “Mike Hudson began commercially fishing about 25 years ago. Fishing was productive enough that he paid off … Continue reading

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Hatchery Salmon

Hatchery salmon are the result of protecting the salmon population after building the great dams that provide so much for California. This article from Action News Now describes the process hatchery salmon take getting to the ocean. An excerpt. “ANDERSON, … Continue reading

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