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With N. California Salmon in Peril, Feds Consider Water Releases

August 18, 2014 | 8:51 am

With N. California Salmon in Peril, Feds Consider Water Releases

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Agency reconsiders refusal to release water as native tribes warn a massive die-off is imminent.

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Video: The Salmon Cannon — Our Next Brainstorm for Weary Fish

August 15, 2014 | 9:09 am

Video: The Salmon Cannon — Our Next Brainstorm for Weary Fish

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Washington state firm comes up with a way to fire big fish gently over obstacles like dams.

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The Return of the Kings: Salmon Season Opens in California

May 7, 2014 | 7:00 am

The Return of the Kings: Salmon Season Opens in California

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Commercial salmon boats arrive with their first catch of 2014, which promises to be a productive season.

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During a Summer of Drought, Nobody Will Win

April 10, 2014 | 9:00 am

During a Summer of Drought, Nobody Will Win

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Water managers are walking a tightrope, balancing how much water to deliver where. Read more …

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News Pix: Leland Yee, BioBlitz, Salmon and a ‘Magical Misfit Marriage’

March 28, 2014 | 9:30 am

News Pix: Leland Yee, BioBlitz, Salmon and a ‘Magical Misfit Marriage’

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The week’s news in photos from around the Bay.

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Video: Drought Peril Prompts a Massive Trucking Operation for Baby Salmon

March 27, 2014 | 12:33 pm

Video: Drought Peril Prompts a Massive Trucking Operation for Baby Salmon

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Wildlife officials say trucking is the only way to make sure hatchery salmon reach the Pacific.

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Baby Salmon to Get a Lift on Their Way to the Ocean

March 21, 2014 | 5:28 pm

Baby Salmon to Get a Lift on Their Way to the Ocean

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Due to the drought, fishery officials will truck fish from northern Sacramento Valley to the Delta.

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Drought Is One More Setback for San Joaquin River Restoration

February 24, 2014 | 9:06 am

Drought Is One More Setback for San Joaquin River Restoration

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Crisis has turned effort to restore a lost chinook salmon run into focus of political fight. … Read more

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Marin’s Salmon, the Drought, and Us

February 21, 2014 | 11:28 am

Marin’s Salmon, the Drought, and Us

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Our February rain prompted a late spawning run and a glimpse of a mystery that we’re part of.

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Key State Report to Show How Water Tunnels Will Impact Endangered Fish

March 26, 2013 | 3:53 pm

Key State Report to Show How Water Tunnels Will Impact Endangered Fish

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This month, new details have emerged about Gov. Jerry Brown’s $23 billion plan to build new plumbing in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. It could be the state’s largest water project in a generation, consisting of two massive, 40-foot-wide tunnels and thousands of acres of habitat restoration. On Wednesday, state water officials will release new studies […]

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