Mt. Shasta / Klamath Region

 

Mount-Shasta / Klamath

 

 
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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, steelhead trout, and other native migratory fishes by removing a fish...

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Evans Spring Flow Restoration to Little Shasta River

Restore Evan's Spring flow to the Little Shasta River and improve summer conditions for juvenile rearing among native fish. Ultimately, reconnect the Little Shasta River to the Shasta River at...

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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

Use large woody debris to restore 1.5 miles of instream habitat for the benefit of wild trout while helping protect cultural resources on over 5,000 acres of ancestral lands of the Illmawi Band of the...

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Reconnect Habitat

Iron Canyon Fish Passage Project, Big Chico Creek

Restore access for steelhead and spring-run Chinook salmon to the entirety of their historical distribution in Big Chico Creek, resulting in an expected 8.5 miles of additional anadromous habitat.

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Klamath Basin Water Project

Enhance flows and improve critical instream habitat for coho and Chinook salmon throughout the watershed.

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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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Little Shasta River Flow Enhancement Project

Improve irrigation infrastructure on the 4,500-acre Hart Ranch and enable this key landowner to dedicate meaningful water savings back into the Little Shasta River for the benefit of salmon and other...

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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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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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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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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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Reconnect Habitat

Scott River South Fork – Floodplain and Instream Restoration

To restore the prime nursery habitat for juvenile salmon on the South Fork Scott River.

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Scott Valley Sustainable Groundwater Management

Participate in the Scott Valley SGMA process and advocate for a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) that protects interconnected surface waters for the benefit of fish and wildlife

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Shasta 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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