Promising Salmon Run Needs Sufficient Water to Thrive

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2011 Contact: Severn Williams, 510-336-9566, sev@publicgoodpr.com   Request Made to Department of Fish and Game and National Marine Fisheries Service for Higher Flows on the Eel River Promising Salmon Run Needs Sufficient Water to Thrive   North Coast, Calif.  – With all signs pointing to a promising spawning year for imperiled salmonids on the … Read more

Evidence of ancient lake in California's Eel River emerges

Evidence of ancient lake in California's Eel River emerges

University of Oregon and Caltech researchers say the event may explain genetic changes in steelhead trout IMAGE:This is how the ancient lake likely appeared after being formed by a landslide, based on LiDAR technology.Click here for more information. EUGENE, Ore. — (Nov. 14, 2011) — A catastrophic landslide 22,500 years ago dammed the upper reaches … Read more

Tribes Join Together to Restore Eel River

Tribes Join Together to Restore Eel River

By Dan Bacher October 21, 2011  Nadananda  Wiyot dancers during a ceremony to restore the Eel River on September 10 Native American Indian tribes from throughout Northern California are banding together with Friends of the Eel River to take “spiritual, scientific, and legal” action to save the waterway and the fish that swim in it. … Read more

Fishing the North Coast: A day to remember on the Eel

Kenny Priest/For the Times-Standard Posted: 10/20/2011 07:43:20 AM PDT Eight-year old Kelton Chase, left, of Eureka along with guide John Klar, landed this nice 10-pound salmon on a trip to the Trinity River last Sunday. According to Klar, Kelton hooked and landed the fish all by himself. (Photo courtesy of John Klar) I was itching to … Read more

Comments to DFW & NMFS re: Urgent Request for Release of Water to Eel River

SHUTE  MIHALY & WEINBERGER LLP 396 HAYES STREET, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94102 T: 415 55 2-7272    F: 415 55 2-5816 www.smwl aw.com AMY J. BRICKER Attorney   October 26, 2011 Via U.S. Mail and Electronic Mail Chuck Bonham, Director California Department of Fish and Game 1416 Ninth Street, 12th Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 via email … Read more

Celebrating salmon: Eel River revival will be commemorated by watershed's youth

Celebrating salmon: Eel River revival will be commemorated by watershed's youth

By Andrew I. Jones/Special for The Willits News Posted: 10/14/2011 11:16:21 AM PDT   Click photo to enlarge Hundreds of student-made screen-printed fish will be created and integrated… (The Willits News) Bridgeville artist Michael Guerriero is crisscrossing 1,500 miles of mountain roads on a one-man-mission to raise awareness of issues affecting the Eel River and help … Read more