Talking About Summer Steelhead on Jefferson Public Radio

Summer steelhead in the Middle Fork Eel River. | Photo by Shaun Thompson Cal Dept of Fish & Wildlife

  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 protections, the process of securing that legal protection, and the details of how federal and state protections differ. Learn more about our petition to list … Read more

California is Preparing for a Future Full of Extreme Weather

Two straight months of heavy rainfall have effectively ended five straight years of drought in California. But with parts of the state reporting more than 100 inches of precipitation since last fall, the rain activity has also caused floods, road closures, infrastructure damage and evacuations in many areas. As a result of the unpredictable nature … Read more

Support for Land Conservation through Western Rivers Conservancy

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Western Rivers Conservancy 1418 20th Street, Suite 100 Sacramento, CA¬† 95811   On behalf of Friends of the Eel River, I write to support efforts to secure the tremendous conservation values of key parcels in the headwaters of the East Branch of the South Fork Eel River. These remarkably intact holdings … Read more