Restoration North Ravine

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

North Ravine Location

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.    

North Ravine Reconciliation Ecology in Action

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

Presentation by Peter Moyle on Reconciliation Biology

Peter Moyle is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Wildlife Fish and Conservation Biology and associate director of the Center for Watershed Sciences, UC Davis. on Reconciliation Ecology. There is no place on earth than mankind has not influenced, usually adversely. Reconciliation Biology is

Help Needed Restoring North Ravine

Because Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is delaying removal of Hemphill Dam, two miles upstream from City of Lincoln, SARSAS (Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead) is currently focusing on restoring North Ravine for endangered steelhead spawning. North Ravine is the main tributary of Auburn Ravine,

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to help Robert Hane restore North Ravine, the four and a half miles long main tributary of Auburn Ravine, for salmon and steelhead spawning. If you would like to help in some way, call him at 530 885 3005 or cell cell 530

SARSAS ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS OF JUNE 2017

Working with many individuals, agencies and groups, SARSAS has overseen salmon reaching Turkey Creek Golf Course where another NID dam, Hemphill Dam, blocks upstream migration. Getting salmon some twenty-two miles up the Auburn Ravine to Hemphill Dam started with NOAA Special Agent Don Tanner working