As widely reported in a number of publications, scientists in the journal Nature Climate Change, report that climate change may expose California to what they call precipitation whiplash, varying periods of drought or semi-drought , alternating with intensely rainy winters concentrated in the short rainy season.
At the General Meeting April 23, Bernie Schroeder, Director of Planning and Public Works for the City of Auburn and Mark Cocke, a Senior Engineer with NextGen presented an update on the the Wastewater Treatment Improvement project currently in process. The soon to be completed upgrade improves
DON’T WAIT! Wild Salmon or Tri-Tip Dinner Wine Dinners BENEFIT DINNERS FOR SARSAS Hosted by Pescatore Winery on Ridge Road in Newcastle ENTREES – CHOOSE WILD SALMON OR TRI-TIPS DINNERS SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2017 AT 6 pm Pescatore Winery, 7065 Ridge Rd. Newcastle 95658 $50
A group of citizens interested in SARSAS asked if I would take them to Hemphill and Gold Hill Dams on Auburn Ravine. So we visited Hemphill Dam first. Citizens in order of their speaking at Hemphill Dam – Bruce Herring, NID District II Board Candidate,Steven and
For the past year, a group of volunteers, led by Bob Johnson, has monitored the water quality in Auburn Ravine. They sampled the water at five different points: Auburn Ravine Park in Lincoln (Dog Park), McBean Park, Hemphill Dam, Newcastle, and the confluence of North
The Sacramento Bee reported today on an ingenious study published in the journal Biological Conservation which used layers in the ear bones of salmon to link the salmon and the water they swam in during development. California waters run through many distinct geological areas which
While the North Ravine had historically supported fish, over the years and the accumulation of trash and the growth of Himalayan blackberries had choked the streams and destroyed the habitat for fish. Removing the blackberries and adding water loving alders to shade the stream recreated
The North Ravine is a small tributary of Auburn Ravine, flowing roughly parallel with Mt Vernon Road before heading South to join Auburn Ravine at Wise Power House. Historically the North Ravine has supported sizeable steel head trout.
The concept of Reconciliation Ecology looks at the reality of human altered landscapes and looks for science based solutions to how we can continue to use the land and water for human benefit and at the same time maximize the ability to sustain the natural
Water Contractor Nevada Irrigation District Is Playing Political Games with Salmon at Its Hemphill Dam
Hello Everyone, We thank NID for cleaning up the mess it created at Hemphill Dam as a result of two years of unsuccessful tweaking in futile efforts to get salmon over the Hemphill Dam. All NID has done is return Hemphill Dam to its state