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
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 are needed to help SARSAS North Ravine Restoration Coordinator Robert Hane restore North Ravine, the four and a half miles long main tributary of Auburn Ravine for crrent steelhead spawning. If you would like to help in some way, he can be reached at
Channel 10 reporter Gabrielle Karol did a nice feature on the North Ravine project interviewing Robert Hane, Gary Mapa, and Andrew Hugan and the work that has been done restoring salmon habitat. The show aired tonight, Tuesday, December 13 at 5:40. The segment