Bridge to the Past

Knights Ferry is small community 11 miles east of Oakdale that, like the many foothill towns in California, grew out of a need to support the population Read More…

Rainbow Trout Hit Hard by Hot Water

The Stanislaus River is home to one of the largest populations of rainbow trout in California’s Central Valley, but a new report shows the fish have suffered Read More…

Off the charts

Migrating salmon make drawing graphs much more fun. At least, that’s our hope when we share the weekly salmon counts from the Stanislaus River with several classrooms Read More…

Following the Salmon Homecoming

Fall is homecoming season for a variety of migrating fish species, including fall-run Chinook salmon on the Stanislaus River. After two or three years of living in Read More…

Riverside trash run

As summer temperatures climb and sweltering heat bakes the Central Valley, crowds of people flock to local rivers and streams to seek relief in the cool, flowing Read More…

California Cleanup Day

Last Saturday (September 21) was a day of many names, which all pointed to a common mission: cleaning up our local waterways. The California Coastal Commission dubbed Read More…

This Saturday: Salmon Festival 2011

The annual Stanislaus River Salmon Festival will be held this Saturday, November 5, at the historic town of Knights Ferry, CA. The festival is host to numerous Read More…