Photo Friday: Burn Zone

This week, our staff attended the 3rd Steelhead Summit hosted by the Salmonid Restoration Federation in Ventura, California. As one of the conference activities, we toured a Read More…

Smart as a Wrasse

In the hierarchy of animal intelligence, we humans tend to place fellow warm-blooded mammals such as dogs, chimpanzees, or maybe elephants at the top. However, new research Read More…

What Lies Ahead for Water this Winter

Around this time of year, water managers and those of us working in fisheries in California and across the West start asking, “What is the water outlook Read More…

Film Friday: A Day of Community Fishing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVddLHRtvic Fish are a vital source of food and income for people in Lao PDR, but the highly practical activity of fishing can also be fun. Community Read More…

Learning to Fly Fish on the San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo Park in the city of Santa Cruz was recently flooded with fly fishing aficionados and novices alike during the 3rd annual Día de Pescar Fly Read More…

Photo Friday: Salmon Fest Set-Up

Ready, set, roll! We changed things up a little at this year's Stanislaus River Salmon Festival. Instead of bringing out one of our boats to display, we Read More…

The Many Dimensions of Small-Scale Fisheries

Fisheries can be viewed through several lenses, and as biologists we often focus on the fish. In contrast, other researchers specialize in the social dimensions of fisheries, Read More…