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April showers bring May flows to the Gualala River

The low flow winter drought conditions that prevailed on the Gualala River were erased by late April rainfalls that scoured the gravel beds and flooded bars and floodplains. Aquatic wildlife that breed in well-oxygenated flowing water on coarse gravel and cobbles, like foothill yellow-legged frogs, got a reprieve. So did recreational users of the river. Whether this year will be …

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California’s Lost Salmon – KQED Quest

QUEST on KQED Public Media. Duration: 10:58 Original Air Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Because of a sharp decline in their numbers, the entire salmon fishing season in the ocean off California and Oregon was canceled in both 2008 and 2009. At no other time in history has this salmon fishery been closed. The species in the most danger is …

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Biologist Richard W. DeHaven: “Gualala River: On its Deathbed or Verge of a Miracle?”

Protecting steelhead & coho: new Gualala gravel mining permit Tuesday, April 7, 2009 7:00 p.m. Gualala Community Center 47950 Center St., Gualala John McKeon, staff fish biologist with National Marine Fisheries Service, will discuss how steelhead and coho conservation occurs through the federal permit process – including its limitations and assumptions – using the Gualala River instream gravel mining permit …

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