Plan to Demolish 4 Hydroelectric Dams on Klamath River Stirs Debate Over Coveted West WaterPlans to demolish four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath's lower reaches -- the largest such demolition project in U.S. history -- have placed the competing interests of Indian tribes, farmers, homeowners and conservationists in stark relief.
California Sues Trump Administration Over Increased Water Diversions To FarmersCalifornia is suing the Trump administration to block new rules that would divert more water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmers, saying the rules do not protect endangered fish species.
Pacific Ocean Heat Wave Threatens West Coast Marine LifeFederal scientists said Thursday they are monitoring a new ocean heat wave off the West Coast, a development that could badly disrupt marine life including salmon, whales and sea lions.
Major Stretch Of San Joaquin River To Flow Year-Round In Effort To Restore SalmonThe milestone is expected by the end of the month, when a 150-mile stretch of the river begins flowing year-round for the first time in more than 60 years.
Millions Of Chinook Salmon Released Into Northern California WaterwaysFor the first time in years there's enough water in Northern California rivers to safely release salmon, and it's all thanks to El Nino.
Drought: CA Regulators Back Off Plan To Withhold Farm Water To Help SalmonState drought regulators have backed off a plan to withhold water from farms and cities in favor of an endangered species of salmon.
Chinook Salmon Health Improves After Dam Water Release To Drought-Stricken Klamath RiverThe Trinity River dam water releases have helped prevent disease and parasite outbreaks on Chinook salmon harboring on the drought-stricken lower Klamath River.
Stretch Of Sacramento River Closed To Fishing After Drought Conditions Threaten Chinook PopulationLate rains and high temperatures during California's drought led to the destruction of millions of Chinook eggs and the loss of an entire class of winter-run Chinook salmon.
Drought: All This Rain Is Confusing NorCal Salmon -- They Keep Getting LostWith 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.
Narsai David: How To Cook California King SalmonMy favorite fish of all is now in season. There's a reason Chinook is known as California king salmon. As far as I'm concerned, it's the king of all fish.
Chinook Salmon Hit The Highway To Complete Drought-Hampered MigrationMillions of six-month-old smolts are hitching rides in tanker trucks because California's historic drought has depleted rivers and streams, making the annual migration to the ocean too dangerous for juvenile salmon.
State Wildlife Officials Relocate Salmon By Truck Due To Drought State and federal fishing officials are relocating salmon by the truckload from five Northern California hatcheries to help their migration to the ocean as drought conditions are expected to worsen.
Fisherman Optimistic As State Fish & Wildlife Says Salmon Season Looking GoodThe State Department of Fish and Wildlife held its annual salmon meeting in Santa Rosa Thursday and local fisherman are optimistic.
1000s Of Salmon Released Into The Bay For 8th Annual Tiburon EventThousands of baby salmon were released into the Bay Saturday morning as part of the 8th Annual Salmon Release at Blackie’s Pasture in Tiburon.
Pacific Fishermen Prepare For Big Salmon SeasonThe Pacific Fishery Management Council on Thursday approved salmon seasons that provide ample fishing time for commercial and recreational anglers in California, Oregon and Washington.