CalTrout-LogoCalifornia Trout: To protect and restore wild trout, steelhead, salmon and their waters throughout California. Kurt

TU_logo_300dpiThe South Coast Chapter of Trout Unlimited has been intimately involved in Steelhead Recovery and related implementation projects in the San Diego and Orange County Region for the past decade.  The local chapter is extremely knowledgeable about the history of steelhead and recovery efforts in the region, was a co-convener and serves as co-chair of the Coalition.

gsfGolden State Flycasters supports the conservation and restoration of fisheries, and education in the sport and art of fly fishing. GSF is the San Diego Chapter of Trout Unlimited, and primarily focuses on the San Luis Rey Watershed.

Audubon California LogoThe mission of Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary is to offer innovative approaches to land management and environmental education that will influence the way Southern California citizens appreciate, conserve, and manage wildlands.  We seek to instill a love of nature through education programs that involve people of all ages in wildlife research and to provide a model of rigorous, sustainable land management through applied research. Bell Creek, a tributary to the San Juan Creek Watershed, runs through Starr Ranch.


Other stakeholders

CDFW-Insignia-146x193California Department of Fish and Wildlife: The Mission of the Department of Fish and Wildlife is to manage California’s diverse fish, wildlife, and plant resources, and the habitats upon which they depend, for their ecological values and for their use and enjoyment by the public.

usfws2The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Coastal Program mission is to work with others to protect, restore and enhance coastal fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for public benefit. To achieve our mission, we:

  • leverage funds to maximize on-the-ground results,
  • build partnerships to achieve more than we could on our own,
  • strategically identify and prioritize coastal habitats and threats, and
  • share our expertise in conservation biology, habitat protection and restoration, GIS data and analysis, education, and obtaining funding.

noaaThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administraton/National Marine Fisheries Service is the agency charged with drafting and publishing the recovery plan for Southern California Steelhead, under the Endangered Species Act.