The Environmental Protection Information Center is suing the Federal Government on their beaver trapping policy. As reported on the website of our good friends on the beaver friendly website Give a Dam, the trapping policy damages salmon habitat. Read full details in the link above.

Evolution of Wild Salmon in Action

Gold Country Images has created the following short clip showing evolution in action in the wild salmon population. The so called “precocious male”–a juvenile male that spawns earlier than most salmon, introduces vigor and variation in a wild salmon population,

Update of progress on North Ravine

SARSAS has been working to restore the North Ravine to support salmon and steelhead. The work has involved clearing Himalayan blackberries, along with a quantity of trash, planting alders to shade the stream, and now installation of a fish ladder to give access to upper

My recommendation on Prop 3–Jack Sanchez

Proposition 3 I voted No because there are too many hands out and too litte being done for water use in Ca. $8 B is a lot of money for little water benefit. The Sacbee explains it best.  Whenever you see these water districts

Citizen Science Water Quality Report

The Citizen Science Water Quality report generated by Citizen Science Volunteers shows Auburn Ravine continues to maintain water temperature and clarity to support salmon spawning. Water Quality Report for Auburn Ravine 2017-2018

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Otis Wollan, “Centennial Dam”

Trainer/Facilitator/ Mediator, Organizational Development Consultant, Project Manager President, American River Watershed Institute; Treasurer, Sierra Vista Center; Qigong Instructor 23440 Milk Ranch Road home office/fax 530- 346-7967 PO Box 1750 cell 530-320-6841 Colfax, CA 95713-1750 e-mail Personal: Born April 18, 1948. Married 47 years to