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Wetlander's Pick of the PostsSalmon RIP?

By Alastair Bland – East Bay Express – December 2, 2015
Last winter and spring, thousands of adult Chinook salmon nosed upstream past Richmond, through the Carquinez Straits and into the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, on their way to spawn in the Sacramento River. At about the same time, officials at Shasta Lake, a few miles north of Redding, did something that critics say was stupid, negligent, and illegal: They opened the spigot on the reservoir’s outflow pipes in order to send extra water downstream for farmers — and they didn’t save enough for the fish. For full story, click here.

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