Commission allies with agribusiness, throws out science in removing striped bass restoration goal

Rejecting the recommendations of the top three scientific experts on striped bass and Delta fisheries in the state, the California Fish ...

The Single Delta Tunnel Is Still Bad for Fish, People and the Ecosystem

The map graphic posted to the left shows how the "new" Single Tunnel Plan that would be constructed under the ...

Urgent Action Alert: Save the Striped Bass – Comments Needed by Feb. 7!

The February 21, 2020 meeting agenda for the California Fish and Game Commission where the Commission's Delta fisheries and striped bass ...

Voluntary Settlements Are Disastrous for Fish and the Ecosystem – and Are Not New

Yesterday Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled what he describes as a "comprehensive solution for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay Delta" through a ...

Newsom’s Water Portfolio Includes Delta Tunnel, Voluntary Agreements and Sites Dam – Written Comments Due Feb. 7

The Gavin Newsom Administration in January released a controversial draft water resilience portfolio containing a suite of 100 “recommended actions” ...

Reminder: Delta Tunnel Public Scoping Meetings Start on Monday, February 3

The Gavin Newsom Administration formally began the planning process for a controversial single tunnel under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta ...

Update: Bureau of Reclamation Slashes American River Flows at a Critical Time for Salmon

The American River below Nimbus Fish Hatchery on the opening day of steelhead season, January 1, 2020. Photo by Dan ...

Newsom Administration Officially Begins Delta Tunnel Planning with ‘Notice of Preparation’

Drawing strong criticism from salmon advocates and environmentalists and praise from water agencies and agribusiness, the Gavin Newsom Administration on January 15 ...

Salmon Advocates Respond to Reclamation Plan to Cut Flows on American River

On Friday, January 10, the Bureau of Reclamation issued an order to reduce water releases on the American River below ...

Newsom’s Delta Tunnel Planning Moves Full Speed Ahead

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is moving full-speed ahead with its campaign to build the controversial single tunnel under the ...

Zero Delta Smelt Found in CDFW Fall Midwater Trawl Survey Two Years in a Row

The Delta smelt, once the most abundant species on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, continues its long slide towards extinction ...

Commission Postpones Adoption of Delta Fisheries Management and Striped Bass Policies

Dr. David Ostrach, Science Advisor for Allied Fishing Groups & Northern California Guides and Sportsmen’s Association, speaks before the California ...