Karuk Tribe, Allies Add Forest Service to Lawsuit Protecting Salmon

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The Karuk Tribe and four environmental groups today expanded their complaint challenging the Westside Post Fire logging plan to include the United States Forest Service and Klamath National Forest over allegations that they violated federal law protecting imperiled salmon and … Continued

Event Alert: Stop the Tunnels, this Wednesday!

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The Zone 7 Water Agency is scheduled to vote to support the Delta tunnels project at a public meeting this Wednesday, according to an action alert from Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta (RTD). The vote centers around continued … Continued

Delta smelt population plunges to new record low

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The population of Delta smelt, an indicator species that demonstrates the health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, has declined to a new record low population level, according to the spring 2016 surveys conducted by the California Department of Fish … Continued

Metropolitan Water District Authorizes Purchase of Four Delta Islands

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As Delta smelt and other fish species reach record low population levels and fishermen and fisherwomen brace for salmon restrictions this season, the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California authorized the purchase of four islands in the San Francisco … Continued

Bureau to increase American River flows to 15,000 cfs

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Sacramento – The US Bureau of Reclamation today announced that it will increase water releases into the American River below Nimbus Dam from 8,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 15,000 cfs tomorrow morning starting at 7 a.m. to create space in Folsom Reservoir for … Continued

Karuk Tribe, Conservationists File Suit to Protect Klamath Wild Salmon, Rural Communities

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The Karuk Tribe and conservation groups yesterday filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging a post-fire logging plan in the Klamath National Forest. The press release was issued just a day after federal and state fishery managers releasef data showing … Continued

Delta Tunnels Opponents Say ‘Fix LA & Santa Clara Valley First

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As local water pipes and infrastructure in the Santa Clara Valley and Los Angeles continue to leak and burst, opponents of Governor Jerry Brown’s massive Delta Tunnels on Thursday, March 3 questioned the “wisdom” of state water districts investing another $1.2 … Continued

Sacramento and Klamath River salmon ocean abundance forecasts are down in 2016

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Hundreds of people, including commercial fishermen, charter boat skippers and recreational anglers, packed a large room at the Sonoma County Water Agency offices in Santa Rosa on Wednesday, March 2, to hear the discouraging news from state and federal scientists … Continued

Low Ocean Salmon Abundance Points To Restricted 2016 Season

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The federal government last week released its data on the projections for the upcoming ocean and river salmon seasons in California and Southern Oregon — and it’s not looking good. Commercial and recreational anglers are bracing for further fishing restrictions this … Continued

Tell Santa Clara Valley Water District No Tunnels!

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Californians for Water Security, the Stewart Resnick Big Ag Astroturf (front) group, is now asking Californians to send emails in support of the Delta Tunnels/CA Water Fix to Santa Clara Valley Water District’s Board. “Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) needs … Continued

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