January 2, 2020
The EcoNews crew talks about restoring fisheries on the Eel River with CalTrout’s North Coast manager, Darren Mierau. An agreement between regional stakeholders to remove the two dams on the...
November 27, 2019
As the new Executive Director of Friends of the Eel River, I understand and appreciate how important your support is to our ongoing success. Thank you for helping us secure...
November 18, 2019
Friends of the Eel River's comments to the Humboldt County Planning Department on the Humboldt Wind Energy Final EIR. It is our understanding that this project is likely to be...
November 13, 2019
Please join us at upcoming public hearings for the proposed wind project on November 14 and 21. See below for our position and details about meetings and submitting your own...
October 10, 2019
(Eureka, CA) Friends of the Eel River and the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors have reached a legal settlement to fund culvert replacements and road repairs in two Southern Humboldt...
September 11, 2019
WHAT IS THE 'TWO-BASIN SOLUTION' In 2017 when PG&E began relicensing the Potter Valley Project, Congressman Huffman convened a stakeholder group that agreed to work toward a 'two-basin solution' based...
July 24, 2019
Geoffrey Riley of Jefferson Public Radio and FOER Conservation Director Scott Greacen discuss FOER's summer steelhead listing petition. Tune in to hear about why these special fish need additional...
July 12, 2019
Dear Friends of the Eel River community members, It is with both pride and a little sadness that I announce that I am passing the Friends of the Eel River leadership torch on. The past two...
Read More Core Programs Eel River Fish Count Station at Van Arsdale Reservoir
Cape Horn dam impounds the river to form Van Arsdale Reservoir. It is located downstream from Scott dam, is the smaller of the two dams, and has a fish ladder. January 21, 2020 No Chinook ascended the ladder this past week. The Chinook count stands at 153 (Male 32, Female 65, Jack 41, Unk 15). Twelve steelhead ascended the ladder this past week. The steelhead count stands at 22 (Male 8, Female 12, Unk 2).
Scott L Harris
Associate Biologist (Marine/Fish)
Learn more about fish counts on the Eel River here.