The North American Forest and Climate Movement Convergence Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters In the summer Forest and River News, we announced the October 2019 Resurgence: the North American Forest and Climate Movement Convergence, planned for mid-October. We recently returned, and it proved to be a momentous event. The Convergence took place October 11 –…

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Salmon Protection And Watershed Network This October, the Salmon Protection And Watershed Network, or SPAWN, completed the second phase of our floodplain and riparian restoration project at the ghost town of Jewell, in Northern California. Our work recreating floodplain wetlands along Lagunitas Creek will help recover key populations of endangered Central California Coast coho salmon.…

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Mad River Alliance There is an exciting salmonid habitat preservation and restoration project on the Mad River that is in need of community volunteers! Mad River Alliance’s newest board member, Tim Broadman, and his family are spearheading the project that is located approximately five river miles from the confluence of Lindsay Creek and approximately six…

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Klamath Siskyou Wildlands Center Every once in a while, there is a bright spot in the thorny struggle to conserve wildlife and wild places along the Redwood Coast. Wildlife conservationists experienced a beautiful ray of sunshine in early September when the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to ban trapping in Humboldt Marten habitat. The…

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Save California Salmon On September 14th and 15th Tribal families and youth, and other salmon dependent people from all over Northern California, converged at the Bluff Creek Resort near Weitchpec, CA to discuss how to protect, and honor, the Klamath and Trinity Rivers’ salmon. Trainings and discussions focused on ways to advocate for clean water…

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Environmental Protection Information Center By Tom Wheeler EPIC is back in court, this time to stop a 7,000 acre timber sale on the Mendocino National Forest that skirted environmental laws to fast-track logging. Taking a page from the Trump playbook, the Mendocino National Forest is calling this timber sale “road maintenance,” which is not only…

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Save California Salmon By Dan Bacher and Regina Chichizola As Governor Gavin Newsom was getting ready to veto a bill that would protect California salmon from Trump administration attacks, runners from the Run4Salmon on the Sacramento River watersheds and runners from the Klamath and Trinity rivers joined together on September 25 to run on the…

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