Russian River Restoration XI

Restoration Stories


Properties along the Dutch Bill, Green Valley and portions of Mark West creeks were singled out for special treatment last year because four years of drought had created perilous conditions for juvenile Central California Coast coho salmon and steelhead trout. State officials ordered landowners in these critical watersheds to reduce their water consumption beyond what others were doing. Learn More

Additionally, a novel injection of nonstop cold, clear water from Camp Meeker’s Meeker Recreation and Park District from a storage tank at 44 gallons a minute may save about 3,400 imperiled coho salmon and steelhead trout until rain sweeps them to safety in the Russian River. Learn More © The Press Democrat