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“State of the Salmonids II: Fish in Hot Water” Report

KQED Science, Northern California Tribe Treks 300 Miles to Save Its Salmon, October 1, 2018

Yale Climate Connections, Climate change puts fish in hot water, September 20, 2017 (radio)

Los Angeles Times, Here’s why we should think about protecting California fish, May 29, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle, Report: Nearly half of California salmon species on track for extinction, May 17, 2017

Sacramento Bee, Trout, salmon and steelhead: A massive die-off coming for these California fish?, May 16, 2017

NPR, Many Of California’s Salmon Populations Unlikely To Survive The Century, May 17, 2017

Sierra Headwaters Region

Audubon, Can Restored Meadows Fight Climate Change? California Seeks to Find Out, July 19, 2017

Scientific American, Can Meadows Rescue the Planet from CO2?, May 11, 2017

The Sheet, Save the Trees!, October 8, 2016

The Bakersfield Californian, New legislation key to water management, October 20, 2016

The Sheet, Things looking up for Hot Creek fishery, October 1, 2016

Modesto Bee, Trout decline on Stanislaus River raises concern, August 23, 2016

Sacramento Bee, Sierra meadows studied for role in capturing harmful gases, May 18, 2016

The Sheet, Mercury contamination found at Mill City Stamp mill, April 18, 2014

North Coast Region

Eureka Times Standard, 106 salmon counted in Salmon river; groups worried about potential fish kill, July 26,2018

Eureka Times Standard, Eel River salmon, steelhead habitat to be restored after being blocked by railroad for 104 years, July 12, 2018

Sacramento Bee, The Eel River could save wild salmon – if we can save the river itself, June 16, 2017

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Close to Home: Potter Valley relicensing presents opportunity for more creative thinking, May 11, 2017

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Fate of flows in Russian and Eel rivers rests in big fight over small hydroelectric project, April 8, 2017

KHSU EcoNews (radio), Friends of the Eel River and CalTrout discuss Eel River Potential, February 2, 2017

Eureka Times Standard, Humboldt Steelhead Days hosts fish spawning tours, January 28, 2017

California Fly Fishing Magazine, Will Legal Weed Help Save Trout and Salmon?, January 2017 issue

Eureka Times Standard, The Elk River: Who gets what they want?, May 21, 2016

The Sacramento Bee, Beautiful river, growing thirst, looming battle over the Eel River, July 6, 2014

Eureka Times Standard, Quarry threatens to undermine the public trust, January 7, 2014

Shasta-Klamath Region

News Deeply, Here’s How the Largest Dam Removal Project in the U.S. Would Work, July 19th, 2018

Siskiyou Daily News, CalTrout calls Definite Plan “key milestone” in dam removal, July 18, 2018

California WaterBlog, The Little Shasta River: A model for sustaining our national heritage, September 5, 2017

KQED, Will Klamath River Salmon Thrive Again After Dams Are Gone?, November 22, 2016

Sacramento Bee, Conservation funds to bolster Hat Creek fisheries, meadows, July 11, 2015

Sacramento Bee, A healthy Klamath River benefits California fisheries and farms, December 3, 2013

Mount Shasta News, Group approves long awaited water management plan, November 27, 2013

Central Valley


> Central Valley Salmon Recovery

San Francisco Chronicle, Coalition forms to protect California’s threatened salmon runsAugust, 29, 2017

The Press Democrat, Thumbs up: Teaming up to save endangered salmon, September 1, 2017

Davis Enterprise, Historic partnership signed to protect salmon in California, August 30, 2017

Central Valley Business Times, 21 government agencies — and others — agree to protect salmonAugust 29, 2017

> Fish and Floodplains Key Initiative 

AgAlert, Habitat work shows benefits for protected salmon, March 7, 2018

West Sacramento News-Ledger, Scientists and Yolo County Farmers using Rice Fields to Grow Food for Endangered Salmon, February 28, 2018

Capital Public Radio, A ‘Floating Fillet’: Rice Farmers Grow Bugs to Help Restore California’s Salmon, January 23, 2018

KCRA 3, How rice farmers restore Sac endangered fish population (news clip), December 5, 2017

SF Chronicle, How fish and farms can both survive in California, October 25, 2017

Hakai Magaine, California: The State of Salmon, August 23, 2017

Ducks Unlimited, Conserving Habitat for Fins and Feathers, July 19, 2017

NBC Bay Area, Scientists Use Flooded Rice Fields in California to Raise Juvenile Salmon, April 14, 2017

Sacramento Bee, Overhaul California’s water system with 21st century flood solutions, March 8, 2017

KCET, This Year’s Floods May Be Good for California’s Salmon, February 21, 2017

Los Angeles Times, Could rice fields save endangered salmon in the Sacramento Valley?, December 9, 2016

Daily Democrat, Project underway to prevent straying of adult Sacramento River salmon, October 6, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle, Can flooded rice fields be a solution in California water war?, July 28, 2016

News Deeply, How Saving Salmon Could Help Ease the Next Drought, May 19, 2016

Angler West TV, Nigiri Salmon & Steelhead Project (video), April 14, 2016

Hatchery International, Rice Fields for Fry, January 29, 2016

Comstock’s Magazine, The Battle Upstream, December 28, 2015

Sacramento Bee, Collaborative efforts needed to save Central Valley’s salmon, December 12, 2015, Rice Can Help Save Salmon If Farms Are Allowed to Flood, March 23, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle, California drought: Ray of hope in fish-vs.-farms dispute, March 21, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle, Chinook salmon thrive in flooded-field experiment, October 24, 2013

The New York Times, A Bold Plan to Reshape the Central Valley Floodplain, March 1, 2012

Southern California Region

LA Times, Protecting fish will ultimately restore our rivers, improving water quality for us all, April 17, 2018

Citizens Journal, Forming a Santa Clara River Freshwater Stewardship Corridor, April 14, 2017

Ventura County Star, Forging the future of steelhead, March 11, 2017

Ventura County Star, Matilija Dam demolition plan awarded $175,000November 29, 2016

National Geographic, 3 Dams to Be Removed in American West to Restore Rivers, November 29, 2016

Ventura County Star, Time to celebrate migrating fish, May 21, 2016

San Diego Reader, Save the fish, save the river, March 4, 2016