American River Gravel Replenishment

Restoration Stories

Orthomap of river restoration

Gravel Replenishment Program enhances Chinook salmon spawning habitat on the Lower American River near Sacramento. Thirty-one redds (red dots) were identified at the restored RBP13 side channel (Augmentation boundary outlined in yellow) during the 2013 spawning season from this photo taken on 11-26-13. © Anthony Paradiso