sam_davidson's posts

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Taking out the four dams “is the single best thing we can do to help salmon and steelhead, improve fishing opportunities, and deliver a comprehensive water solution in the Klamath Basin,” says Brian Johnson, TU’s California and Klamath Director.
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Under the new-and-improved KHSA, four old, unproductive hydropower dams on the Klamath River will be removed beginning in the year 2020. This action will open up 500 miles of habitat for steelhead and some 420 miles for salmon. “This is a major win for one of America’s greatest coldwater fisheries [ READ MORE... ]
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New guide helps California water rights holders understand their options for keeping water instream   It’s an axiom of conservation that people often want to do the right thing—but may not know how.
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Developing a coherent, durable, and affordable response to drought—one that helps improve water use efficiency as climate change makes many areas of the West hotter and drier and water supplies are squeezed even further—requires vision and the resources to facilitate real change in behavior and [ READ MORE... ]
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Can bass actually help with salmon conservation?
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A proposed Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) export terminal at the mouth of BC's Skeena River threatens its legendary wild salmon and steelhead runs.
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By Matt Clifford and Tim Frahm   Central Coast coho and steelhead recovery—just add water
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By Dave Lass and Jessica Strickland TU wins national award for Little Truckee River Project
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Partnerships are a core strategic tool for TU. Partnerships leverage the collective resources and know-how of private sector interests, resource agencies, and other non-profit organizations to deliver conservation results more rapidly and at a larger scale than would be possible otherwise.
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By Sam Davidson   One of the most gratifying things about stream restoration work for trout and salmon is you can readily see the results. Which is to say, this work—and the fishing opportunities that follow—is its own reward.