A shocking 65% of salmonids headed toward extinction worldwide are found only in California. And 7 or 9 (or 78%) of these are inland living trout that may become extinct within the next 50-100 years if present trends continue.
The threats are well-documented: increased competition with humans for resources, poor water quality, water mismanagement, barriers and water diversions, global warming and rising water temperatures.
To reestablish resilient populations of native inland trout which maintain the biodiversity and genetic integrity unique to California.
Projects (click project to learn more)
Aquatic Species Conservation Strategies
Eagle Lake Rainbow Trout Protection
Forest Service Plan Update
Golden Trout Wilderness Protection & Meadow Restoration
Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Recovery
Meadow Restoration to Sustain Stream Flow and Native Inland Trout
Native McCloud River Redband Trout
Restoring Paiute Cutthroat Trout to their Historic Range