Endangered Species List

Department of Fish and Wildlife scientists rescue a lost Chinook Salmon.

Drought: All This Rain Is Confusing NorCal Salmon — They Keep Getting Lost

With all the rain we’ve been having, one would think it would be good thing for the imperiled salmon population. It would be if all that new fresh water wasn’t so confusing. The salmon keep getting lost. Instead of migrating to their spawning ground, they wind up swimming up a ditch and ultimately into a death trap.

12/04/2014

Franciscan Manzanita, shown here, was recently found in the Presidio in San Francisco. (Charles Webber/California Academy of Sciences)

Shrub Gets Endangered Status; 300 SF Acres Proposed For Rehabilitation

Federal wildlife officials have added a native San Francisco shrub that was once believed to be extinct to the endangered species list.

09/05/2012

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