Reconnect Habitat

Reconnect Habitat

Dams Out, Removing Migration Barriers

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Give salmon and steelhead access to diverse habitat by removing barriers and getting obsolete DAMS OUT.

There are thousands of dams in California, most of which were built and are operated for water supply and flood protection benefits with little consideration for their effects on fish. As a result, native salmon and steelhead have lost large amounts of their habitat. Dams and barriers block migration upstream to high quality habitat and restrict migration of juvenile fish to the ocean. We are working to remove barriers and get obsolete dams out to give native salmon and steelhead access to the clean, cold water of their native spawning and rearing habitats once again.

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