CalTrout’s Nigiri Project is in full swing and the baby salmon are growing big and strong.
Covering our open house at Knagg’s Ranch last week, The Davis Enterprise reports,
The project looks at how the Yolo Basin historically existed, and implementing these ideas into the current infrastructure to bring back a balanced ecosystem.
When the levees were first built at the turn of the 20th century, water infrastructure was designed for drainage and flood protection.
Very little has changed since then, and now there are visible effects on the ecosystem as populations of Chinook salmon and delta smelt are declining. Researchers with the Nigiri Project say they are here to “bring this industrial era mentality into the future.”
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