Mt. Shasta / Klamath Region

 

Mount-Shasta / Klamath

 

 
Bay AreaCentral CaliforniaNorth CoastMt. Shasta/KlamathSierra HeadwatersSouth Coast

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Regional Goal

To protect and restore the spring-fed cold water river systems of the Shasta-Klamath Region that, in the face of drought and climate change, sustain native salmonids, support the local economy, supply water to central and southern California, and provide critical habitat for trout, steelhead and salmon. Select a dot on the map to learn about each of our initiatives and their projects in this regions.

Region Director: Damon Goodman

Projects in the Mt. Shasta / Klamath Region

Reconnect Habitat

Battle Creek – Eagle Canyon Fish Passage

Open access to more than 8 miles of spring-fed spawning and rearing habitat for Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon by removing a fish passage barrier.

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Protect the Best

Fall River Wild Trout Program

Protect CA’s largest spring-fed river, over 30 miles of wild and native trout habitat, and one million acre-feet per year of cold, clean volcanic source water that provides habitat for native fish...

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Protect the Best

Hat Creek Restoration

Restore Hat Creek wild trout populations to over 5,000 fish per mile, restore 1.5 miles of instream habitat with large woody debris structures, and protect cultural resources on over 5,000 acres...

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Reconnect Habitat

Klamath Dams Removal

Recover Klamath River salmonid populations by removing 4 dams on the Klamath River (Iron Gate, Copco 1, Copco 2, and JC Boyle) and opening up fish passage to over 400 miles of potential spawning and...

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Integrate Wild Fish & Working Landscapes

Little Shasta River Flow Enhancement Project

In 2017, CalTrout partnered with the Hart Ranch on the Little Shasta River and completely retooled the ranch’s irrigation infrastructure. By replacing leaky pipes and valves, improving water...

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Protect the Best

McCloud River Protection

Protect three miles of pristine salmon habitat on the Upper Sacramento and McCloud rivers (blue ribbon wild trout fisheries) from inundation.

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Reconnect Habitat

Mill-Shackleford Bridge Fish Passage Restoration

This project addresses Watershed Restoration Grant Program Funding Priority 3: Protect and Restore Anadromous Fish Habitat. Specifically, the project will result in 1) the removal of a human‐caused...

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Steward Source Water Areas

Modoc Meadows Restoration

Restore 5000 acres, (35 meadows) assessed and prioritized, 250 acres (4 meadows) to be restored at "shovel ready" status.

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Integrate Wild Fish & Working Landscapes

Parks Creek Flow Enhancement and Fish Passage Project

Enhance flows and restore critical spawning and rearing habitat for salmon and steelhead throughout the watershed.

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Integrate Wild Fish & Working Landscapes

Scott Bar Fish Passage

By implementing the Scott River Mill Creek Fish Passage Restoration Project, California Trout will restore access for returning adult coho salmon to approximately seven miles of spawning and rearing...

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Integrate Wild Fish & Working Landscapes

Scott River Restoration

Recover salmonid populations in the Scott River, a key mid-Klamath River tributary and nursery, by restoring spawning and rearing habitat, in-stream flows, water quality, and other ecological...

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Integrate Wild Fish & Working Landscapes

Shasta-Scott Safe Harbor

Recover salmonid populations in the Shasta River, a key mid-Klamath River tributary and nursery, by restoring spawning and rearing habitat, in-stream flows, water quality, and other ecological...

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Steward Source Water Areas

Spring Source Waters Basin Assessment

Protect Northern California Volcanic Aquifers and their cold-water spring sources from overdraft, pollution, and long-term variability in regional climate. Abate threats posed by geothermal fracking,...

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