Dam Removed From San Geronimo Creek Reopens Coho Salmon Run To Spawning GroundsSan Geronimo Creek was dammed in the 1920s to make a swimming pool not knowing it cut off the spawning grounds of Coho Salmon. Now, nearly a century later, the conservation group known as SPAWN is removing it.
Thousands Of Coho Salmon Released Into Pescadero Creek In Restoration ProjectThere really hasn’t been many salmon in Pescadero Creek north of Santa Cruz for years. On Tuesday, that changed.
Feds Approve Killing California Sea Lions by Northwest States' Wildlife ManagersU.S. authorities on Friday gave wildlife managers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho permission to start killing hundreds of sea lions in the Columbia River basin in hopes of helping struggling salmon and steelhead trout.
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.
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.
Commercial Salmon Season Shaping Up As Best in YearsLarry Collins, a wholesale salmon buyer at San Francisco's Pier 45, says this year is special.
Return Of The King: Salmon Rebounds After California DroughtTrolling off the California coast, Sarah Bates leans over the side of her boat and pulls out a long, silvery fish prized by anglers and seafood lovers: wild king salmon.
Scientists Say Heat Wave In Alaska Is Killing Large Numbers Of SalmonScientists are blaming unprecedented heat wave this summer for reduced salmon populations in parts of Alaska.
California Salmon Get Lost Swimming Upstream To Spawn Due To Drought-Warm WaterDisoriented salmon in California are having a hard time finding their way back upstream after catching a lift earlier.
Warm Water Off West Coast Has Lingering Effects for SalmonScientists warn that salmon fisheries may face hard times ahead and they believe poor ocean conditions are likely to blame.
Star-Crossed Salmon Survive Oroville Spillway Erosion But SuffocateAn estimated 200,000 to 300,000 of the fish died Wednesday when a faulty wire caused a well pump to fail, leaving the fish without enough fresh water and oxygen.
Lean Year For Salmon Fishing Likely To Drive Prices UpThe price of salmon could be way up as fishermen face what could be one of the worst seasons in years.
State Workers Rescue Fish Stranded By Oroville Spillway ShutdownThe trouble with the Oroville Dam spillway has endangered wildlife in the Feather River, leaving state workers scrambling Wednesday to rescue some of the stranded fish.
Dead Redwoods Felled To Restore Salmon Habitat In Lagunitas CreekThe redwood logs will form deep pools that stay cool even in summer to help sensitive fish survive.
October Rains Push Russian River Flow Way Above Average, Helping SalmonMuch of the Bay Area received above average rainfall during the month of October.