Action Alert: Oppose H.R. 23 “Gaining Responsibility on Water” Act

After passing the House last week, H.R. 23, San Joaquin Valley Republican David Valadao’s “Gaining Responsibility on Water” Act was received by the Senate this week. This bill would prevent California from managing its own rivers, fisheries, and public trust resources – even going so far as to specifically prohibit the application of the Endangered … Read more

Action Alert: Wild & Scenic River Protection

Please Urge Assemblymember Wood To Support Improved Wild & Scenic River Protection Ask Him To Vote “Yes” On AB 975 (Friedman) AB 975 modifies California’s Wild & Scenic River protections to meet Federal standards by expanding the area of state protection beyond the edge of the river to ¼ mile on each side of the river … Read more

Thanks for Commenting on Groundwater Sustainability!

The Department of Water Resources received more comments for Humboldt County’s Groundwater Alternative Plan than any other alternative plan submitted in the state. Thank you for participating in our action alert and helping us push for truly sustainable management of the lower Eel River’s groundwater basin. We will keep you updated as this issue progresses. … Read more

Action Alert: Doubling Down on the Broken Promise of Fish Hatcheries

NOAA Fisheries’ absurd proposal to list 23 hatchery salmon and steelhead populations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). You have to hand it to them. It was a wildly creative and successful bait and switch—perhaps the biggest con ever played on the once wild west. The terms were simple. The public would okay the construction … Read more