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California Red Hills Roach (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

California Drought Could Mean Extinction For Tiny Fish Species As Habitat Dries Up

California’s drought may lead to the extinction of a tiny fish holding onto dwindling habitat in Tuolumne County.

08/19/2014

A pair of coho salmon swim in Lagunitas Creek. (Joannatirn/Wikimedia Commons)

Bureau Of Reclamation May Release More Water To Save Salmon In Klamath Basin

The federal agency that oversees water in Northern California’s Klamath Basin is taking another look at releasing some to prevent the spread of disease among salmon returning to spawn in drought conditions

08/15/2014

A dead Crayfish in left in the Los Gatos Creek after the flow of water was cut due to the drought. (CBS)

Los Gatos Creek Drying Up After Water District Cuts Off Flow, Leaving Wildlife

The impact of California’s drought is readily apparent in Bay Area creeks, and the picture isn’t very pretty for the wildlife depending on them.

07/28/2014

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2 Arrested Following Illegal Pot Grow Operation Bust Near Historic Santa Cruz Waterway

Two male suspects were arrested and 180 marijuana plants were removed last Tuesday from private property following the discovery of a marijuana cultivation site in a Santa Cruz county waterway.

07/22/2014

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Five Healthy Foods For Your Brain

When it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.

07/11/2014

Two men fish from a pier along the Sacramento River in Rio Vista. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Trout From American River Hatcheries Evacuated Due To Drought

Rainbow trout and steelhead are being evacuated from two hatcheries on the American River amid concern the state’s drought will cause the water to become warm enough to kill the fish.

06/17/2014

trout trapped in Gilroy creek. South Bay. California drought. Water drying up.

Wildlife Workers Rescue Trapped Trout From Drought Stricken Gilroy Creek

A rescue operation is underway Wednesday afternoon to catch and save a federally threatened fish stranded in a South Bay creek that’s quickly drying up.

06/11/2014

Woodhouse Fish Company

Diners Can Eat Guilt-Free As 13 Groundfish Species Including Snapper, Sole, Lingcod Certified Sustainable

Bay Area fisherman and diners can celebrate and eat guilt-free as 13 groundfish species including red snapper, Dover sole and lingcod are certified as sustainable.

06/04/2014

Asian Carp (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Officials Testing Whether Carp Die-Off At Lake Mendocino Is Possibly Due To Koi Herpes Virus

Hundreds of dead carp have littered the shores of Lake Mendocino, closing it off to swimming for the time being.

05/29/2014

A northern spotted owl. (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Killing One Type Of Owl To Save Another In Northern California

Killing one species to save another sounds like a drastic solution, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is doing in California to protect the Spotted Owl from a predator that happens to be its distant cousin.

05/21/2014

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