Funds to Get Salmon and Steelhead to Auburn in Auburn Ravine My thoughts: Think about how SARSAS can do a large fundraiser in the hundreds of thousands of dollars to get fish to Auburn from the Sacramento River to provide the economic boon attendant to
We began when Ron Ott told us Pleasant Grove Canal entrained up to 90% of smolt and other juveniles returning to the Pacific Ocean to mature. In 2016, with the help of Brad Arnold at South Sutter Water District, Placer County’s Placer Legacy and Family
Our friends at Worth a Dam, the Beaver education site headquartered in Martinez, point us to this video. The Stapelton’s, a pair of working ranchers, point to their experience in working with beavers on their lands. Additional information on managing the benefits of beavers can
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.
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,
These two videos show the confluence of the North Ravine and Auburn Ravine after and before restoration.
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
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. https://www.sacbee.com/opinion/election-endorsements/article218816280.html?fbclid=IwAR2s_0hoDYq3eR9Mm8W1uqmLh2ml9NPbIU16Zoh-OfjXdPvNFUwFpwoXgGM Whenever you see these water districts
In a decision reported in the Seattle Times, a federal judge has ordered protection for salmon in the Columbia River basin from warm water temperatures that have been lethal to salmon and steelhead as the climate changes. Salmon in the Columbia River basin have struggled against
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