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Recent California Water News

 

Salmon Extinct Unless

Jun 16, 2017

Chinook salmon will become extinct if Californians don’t take these steps, says John Laird:  He writes, “A University of California and California Trout study last month indicated that some species of salmon are in danger of going extinct by the end of this century. Their persistence in modern California is practically miraculous, given the profound alteration of rivers and streams.  To ensure these fish endure, with the added dimension of a changing climate, we must take strong steps. Salmon need help in the stream gravel where they hatch, the pools and floodplains where they grow, the Delta channels that carry them to the ocean, and the rivers they power up in order to spawn and die in the same gravel from which they emerged. … ”  Read more from the Sacramento Bee here:  Chinook salmon will become extinct if Californians don’t take these steps

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