Good Water Management in Butte County

Friday, Aug 2nd, 2013

It is rare when a Grand Jury report makes positive statements. Yet, the Butte County Grand Jury report for 2012-13 highlighted the importance of water to Butte County and complimented the water districts and county in the way that water is managed for the benefit of Butte County, as well as presenting the major challenges … Continue reading “Good Water Management in Butte County”

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Sharing the Salmon Success Story

Monday, Jul 1st, 2013

Sharing the story with you of the successes of the “award winning*” Butte Creek Fish Passage Improvement Project never gets old. Year in and year out, the locals wait for salmon to show up at their “favorite spots.” My favorite spot is at Durnel Bridge between Durham and Nelson.

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Celebrating Two Decades of Fish Passage Improvements in the Sacramento Valley

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Twenty years ago, implementation of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) began, bringing about a new era of fish passage improvement.  The legislation established two programs, the Anadromous Fish Restoration Program (AFRP) and the Anadromous Fish Screen Program (AFSP) which authorized federal funding for fish passage and fish screen projects. The AFSP, in particular, … Continue reading “Celebrating Two Decades of Fish Passage Improvements in the Sacramento Valley”

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Sacramento River – My Point of View

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

The Sacramento River is a tremendous resource for a large portion on Northern California, but I would like to reduce this overall perspective down to a very personal point of view. When I was young, not even a teenager, my Dad would take me fishing on the river right in the middle of town! I … Continue reading “Sacramento River – My Point of View”

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