Nigiri Project

October 29, 2020

Nursing Salmon on Flooded Farms

October 29, 2020
Our Nigiri Project was recently featured in the latest edition of Estuary News Magazine. Now in its eighth year, this managed floodplain project continues to expand
May 15, 2020

Chasing Nigiri

May 15, 2020
What started as a seemingly crazy experiment to raise young salmon in flooded rice fields turned into a wildly successful project. Here’s the story about the
January 15, 2020

Field Notes: Fish Food on Floodplain Farm Fields

January 15, 2020
By Jacob Montgomery Part 1: About the Project Overview. CalTrout’s Central Valley program is currently engaged in multiple projects, all of which are focused on reconnecting
June 8, 2017

Floodplain Farm Fields Benefit Juvenile Salmon – New PLOS-ONE Study

June 8, 2017
For Immediate Release June 8, 2017 Contact Nina Erlich-Williams, nina@publicgoodpr.com 541-230-1973, c: 415-577-1153 Kat Kerlin, UC Davis News and Media Relations, kekerlin@ucdavis.edu 530-750-9195 New PLOS-ONE Study:  Floodplain
December 19, 2016

Growing fish food on rice fields

December 19, 2016
The LA Times recently toured with CalTrout’s Senior Scientist, Jacob Katz, at Knagg’s Ranch, a floodplain farm field where we successfully implemented the Nigiri Project, demonstrating
August 17, 2016

Managing Floodplains for Fish and Farms

August 17, 2016
A recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle by Tara Duggan, profiled CalTrout’s Nigiri Project and how smarter management of floodplains can benefit fish and farms.
June 30, 2016

Nigiri Project Receives Battery Powered Award

June 30, 2016
We’re pleased to announce that California Trout will receive a $250,000 award in support of our Nigiri Project, which promotes a multi-benefit approach to water management
April 26, 2016

Floodplains, striped bass, and the need for restoration

April 26, 2016
There is no doubt that the threats to California’s Central Valley salmon are many. And just as there are many threats and reasons for their decline,
April 26, 2016

Nigiri Project featured on Angler West TV

April 26, 2016
The Nigiri Salmon project at Knaggs Ranch got some love in the most recent episode of Angler West TV. CalTrout Central California Director Jacob Katz and
February 25, 2016

Nigiri Project Mixes Salmon and Rice Fields for Fifth Year on Floodplain

February 25, 2016
Experiment Points to Water Policy Solutions to Support Both Salmon Recovery and Agriculture From the Daily Democrat An annual experiment to “plant” salmon in the rice
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