Benbow Dam Removal Began August 1

California‚Äôs environment got a little help from humans this month when the destruction of The Benbow Dam began on Aug. 1. Though seen as a sad day for many who used the Benbow Lake during its 50 years as a community swimming location, others view the demolition as a long-overdue return to a more natural … Read more

NOAA Fisheries Announces Funding for Habitat Restoration; Benbow Dam to be Removed

Benbow Dam ($205,500): This project, in partnership with the California Department of Parks and Recreation, will ultimately open more than 100 miles of the South Fork Eel River for fish passage when completed. Removal of the Benbow Dam will benefit threatened populations of coho and Chinook salmon and steelhead. Read the full article here