The Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project will remove Rindge Dam and restore a key watershed. To imagine possibilities for an interpretive site, CalTrout reached out to the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program.
CalTrout, in collaboration with our partners, operates a weir on the South Fork Eel River to interrupt the migration of pikeminnow and conducts pikeminnow suppression activities to give native salmonids a better chance at recovery. Follow along with Project Manager Matt Metheny as he spends a day on the the South Fork Eel.
History is being made right now on the Klamath River. By the end of 2024, four Klamath River dams will be removed — the largest dam removal and river restoration project in U.S. history. We talk with Amy Cordalis, a member of the Yurok tribe, and Mark Bransom of the Klamath River Renewal Corporation about this monumental river restoration.
County water agencies and a tribal government announced a last-minute conceptual plan for how a trans-basin water diversion from the Eel River to the Russian River watershed might be continued after the Pacific Gas & Electric Company removes two century-old dams on the upper Eel River.
Following the voluntary water settlement agreement in Mono Basin, CalTrout and partners established the Monitoring Administration Team (MAT) to implement monitoring and maximize stream restoration in the basin. In 2022, the MAT executed the first year of fisheries monitoring.
At the 2023 Native Fish Committee meeting of the American Fisheries Society Cal Neva Chapter, 25 attendees from state and federal resource agencies, universities, and private organizations came together to learn and converse about native fish and land stewardship of the Big Chico Creek watershed.