Lingering legacy

The California Gold Rush inspired westward expansion, California’s eventual statehood, the establishment of a transcontinental railroad, and even the development of California’s first fish hatcheries. But this Read More…

New innovations from old engineering

In drought years, there is often little concern for flood control or California's levee system that was designed a century ago, but wildlife and fisheries biologists have Read More…

Levee history

The Sacramento Valley as we know it today is actually an artificial creation, sustained by an intricate system of levees. The construction of levees has enabled engineers Read More…

The rabbit and the coyote brush

Since we are pretty fish-centric people here at FISHBIO, when we think of floodplains we tend to think of Chinook salmon and Sacramento splittail. But a recent Read More…