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California’s Salmon, Steelhead Get Help

State and federal wildlife officials have unveiled ambitious plans aimed at helping endangered salmon and steelhead thrive again in Central California rivers.

07/23/2014

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Salmon Migrate By Truck During California Drought

In drought-stricken California, young Chinook salmon are hitting the road, not the river, to get to the Pacific Ocean.

06/15/2014

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Experiment Using Flooded Rice Fields As Young Salmon Habitat Successful

Flooded rice fields appear capable of serving as substitutes for now-depleted wetlands and helping California’s Chinook salmon population recover, researchers have concluded.

10/25/2013

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Millions Of Salmon Released Into The American River

Salmon season is getting a boost today and tomorrow thanks to a massive salmon release in the American River.

05/05/2011

File photo of King salmon, also known as chinook. (AP Photo)

State Allows Sacramento Valley Salmon Season

For the first time in four years, state wildlife officials are allowing a six-month Chinook salmon fishing season in Sacramento Valley rivers.

04/22/2011