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Environment

Study: Nearly Half of Native California Salmon Could Be Extinct in 50 Years

May 16, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A new report that gauges the health of California's native salmon, steelhead and trout paints an alarming picture. It shows 45 percent are likely to be extinct in 50 years if present trends continue.

US Fish and Wildlife

Environment

California Lawmakers Will Hear About Dire State Of Fishing Industry

March 28, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Fishermen plan to brief lawmakers at an annual joint hearing Wednesday on the state of the industry. The outlook is bleak as fisherman are dealing with very low salmon populations.

Environment

Erosion, High Flows From Storms Benefit Native Species

February 16, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Winter storms are causing mudslides and erosion, but it's not all bad news.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Uncertainty Over How Recent Storms Impacted Salmon Population

January 16, 2017 | Randol White

Experts are saying the massive amount of water from the recent storms are either helping or harming the state's salmon populations.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Groups Hopeful Recent Rains Will Help California Salmon

March 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Recent rains have increased water storage in reservoirs and flooded fields in the Sacramento Valley. That has improved habitat for fish and wildlife.

NOAA Fisheries Southwest Fisheries Science Center / Courtesy

Environment

Fishery Managers Consider Closing Salmon Seasons Off West Coast

March 15, 2016

Regional fishery managers are considering closing or restricting all salmon fishing off the U.S. West Coast.

Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Some Reservoirs Rise, Sierra Snowpack Nears Normal

March 14, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Storms have pushed the Sierra Nevada snowpack closer to average and some California reservoirs are above historical average. But reservoirs and rainfall in Southern California are not doing as well.

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Environment

March Storms Needed To Build Sierra Snowpack

March 3, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The U.S. Drought Monitor says above-average precipitation in December and January helped California reservoirs, but a mostly dry February has diminished snowpack in the Sierra Nevada. The report says "there is still March left to build the snowpack."

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