Wrapping Up a Welcome Water Year

When plumes of dust rise over almond and walnut orchards from the harvest and truckloads of fresh chopped corn make their way along the country roads to 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…

A Miracle March? Not Quite

The year was 1991; California was entering a fifth year of drought, Sierra snowpack was at 18 percent of the historical average at the beginning of March, Read More…

It’s Snow Joke: Fish Need Snowpack

Fish might be the furthest thing on the minds of skiers and snowboarders carving the Sierra slopes, but the amount of mountain snowpack that accumulates in winter Read More…

Climate coin toss

In recognition of World Water Day, we thought it relevant to revisit the drought situation in California. Although we have received a dose of precipitation over the Read More…