The ECOreport reposts an Op-Ed about anticipated poor Fishing season on Sacramento & Klamath Rivers
Originally Published on the Daily KOS
by Dan Bacher
Recreational and commercial fishermen attending the annual salmon fishery information meeting in Santa Rosa on March 1 received grim news from state and federal biologists – they will see reduced salmon fishing opportunities in both the ocean and the Sacramento and Klamath River systems, due to low returns of spawning fish to the rivers last fall.
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The ECOreport reposts an explanation of why the Hoopa Valley Tribe Opposes San Luis Settlement
Originally Published on the Fishsniffer & Indybay.com
By Dan Bacher
On May 24, the Hoopa Valley Tribe from Northern California filed its objection to two bills proposed in the House of Representatives to implement the controversial San Luis Settlement Agreement, saying the agreement would “forever condemn the Tribe to poverty.”
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The US Government only plans to release half the water needed to prevent a significant adult salmon die-off in Northern California, so Tribes Slam Water Plan for Klamath River
Originally Published on Indybay.org
By Dan Bacher
The Hoopa Valley and Yurok Tribes criticized a federal environment assessment to release supplemental flows from Trinity Reservoir this August and September for not doing enough to prevent a fish kill on the lower Klamath River, since the proposal releases only half the water requested by scientists.
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