The Spring-run Salmon Saga of the San Joaquin

We’ve recently reported on the long and fascinating history of Friant Dam, the collapse of San Joaquin River salmon populations, and the groundbreaking lawsuit that resulted in Read More…

Hatchery Delta Smelt: Hope for the Species?

The beleaguered delta smelt continues to decline in California, leading some experts to believe it will soon be extinct in the wild. Meanwhile, scientists have successfully cultured Read More…

Flashback Friday: Hatchery History

Our recent Fish Reports on the 2016 and 2017 salmon seasons highlight the major role fish hatcheries play in California's salmon fishery. On today's Flashback Friday, we Read More…