The coming megastorm

California may have a reputation as an earthquake hotspot, but the state's next major disaster could well be an epic flood. Scientists have learned that every two Read More…

King tides: a preview of sea level rise

[caption id="attachment_17387" align="alignnone" width="450"] The San Joaquin River floods Newman, California in March 2011.[/caption] Water surged over roadways and spilled onto sidewalks along the coast last week Read More…

Dam trout

Dams reduce the abundance of wild anadromous fish, such as salmon and steelhead, by cutting off access to historical spawning habitat. Our drive for flood control and Read More…