Not Your Average Pond

With the dog days of summer quickly approaching and temperatures rising across the state, our heavy winter rains might seem like a distant dream. Just as ephemeral Read More…

California’s Growing Marijuana Issue

It just takes a Google Earth tour to spot the rise of marijuana growing in California. Navigate through aerial imagery of Humboldt County forests, and patches of Read More…

Film Friday: Endangered Fishes on Parade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMPiyiCObyE In honor of tomorrow's Endangered Species Faire hosted by the Butte Environmental Council in Chico, California, today's Film Friday features the larger-than-life Mekong Giant catfish we Read More…

Winter-run Woes

Usually, “winter” makes people think of cold, blowing snow, and ice – but no winter-run Chinook salmon alive today experience conditions like that. In fact, the only Read More…

One lucky sucker

For all of California’s endangered fishes needing a success story, they now have one in the Modoc sucker (Catostomus microps). In March 2014, we wrote about the Read More…

Diversity Helps Endangered Fish Hedge Its Bets

For species living in unpredictable environments, maintaining a diversity of individuals in a population (of various sizes, ages, etc.) improves the likelihood that at least some will Read More…

Off the list?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a proposal to remove the Modoc sucker (Catostomus microps) from the list of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife under the Read More…