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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.

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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.

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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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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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Crab, Salmon Fishermen Describe Dire State Of Their Industry

February 11, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California lawmakers heard testimony about the dire state of the fishing industry on the West Coast.

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Fertilized Salmon Eggs Injected Into Feather River To Boost Fish Population

December 14, 2015 | Katie Orr

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is experimenting with a new way to save salmon eggs from low river flows and higher water temperatures in the drought.

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