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The salmon puzzle - John Driscoll/The Times-Standard, Posted: 04/19/2010

There are dozens of pieces to a salmon season. For a salmon season to be good, however, those things must fit together like a jigsaw puzzle and not work their way apart over the summer ... Read the Complete Article

Big chinook run on the Eel River this year; more fish will likely be seen at Van Arsdale station than in decades - John Driscoll/The Times-Standard
Posted: 11/19/2010

The largest number of chinook salmon counted at the Van Arsdale Fisheries Station since records began being kept in the 1940s is 1,754. This year, already, biologists have counted 1,600 -- and the run is probably not at its peak ... Read the Complete Article

Desperately seeking salmon to count: Divers aim to get a picture of how Eel River diversion affects fish John Driscoll/The Times-Standard
Posted: 10/02/2010

Divers scoured holes on the lower Eel River on Friday looking to get an estimate of how many salmon and steelhead have moved in from the ocean so far ... Read the Complete Article

Thompson joins group urging protection from genetically engineered salmon The Times-Standard
Posted: 09/30/2010

Congressman Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, has joined a group of 23 members of Congress in asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to halt the approval process of AquaBounty genetically engineered (GE) salmon ... Read the Complete Article

Fresh fish: Salmon take turn for the better on Freshwater Creek John Driscoll/The Times-Standard
Posted: 12/13/2010

After several years of steady declines, Freshwater Creek's salmon appear to be on the upswing ...
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Panel weighs possibilities for Chinook salmon; group will inform U.S. Interior secretary on Klamath dam removal
John Driscoll/The Times-Standard
Posted: 01/11/2011

A panel of experts that will advise the U.S. Interior secretary on the potential removal of four dams on the Klamath River gathered Monday in Eureka to investigate how the massive project might benefit Chinook salmon ...Read the Complete Article

Fishing the North Coast:Below average salmon return expected on the Klamath
Wind should let up for the weekend
Kenny Priest/For the Times-Standard Posted: 07/22/2010

More than 110,000 fall Chinook salmon, the largest and most prized of the salmon species, are expected back to the Klamath River in 2010, according to Sara Borok, an Associate Fisheries Biologist for the Klamath River. While that sounds like a lot, it falls slightly below the yearly average ... Read The Complete Article

Fish fix permanent for Freshwater Creek; structure allows young salmon to migrate up and down stream during summer John Driscoll/The Times-Standard, Posted: 07/03/2010

A one-of-a-kind fish ladder for young salmon and steelhead is complete and operating in tandem with a swimming hole on Freshwater Creek that's been popular for nearly 100 years ... Read the Complete Article

Mattole coho on the brink: Groups, agencies to meet on what can be done to spare salmon
John Driscoll/The Times-Standard
Posted: 06/21/2010

Coho salmon in Southern Humboldt County's Mattole River are at a breaking point ... Read the Complete Article

Volunteers, DFG return Coho to Salmon Creek

SALMON CREEK - Up until a few days ago the last time anybody spotted salmon in Salmon Creek was back in the mid 1990’s, when the fish finally succumbed to habitat destruction and drought....... CLICK HERE TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

Salmon Struggling in Hot Mattole by John Driscoll - Times Standard 08/14/2007

Salmon Decision Leaves Protections by John Driscoll - Times Standare 08/16/2007

Salmon In the Classroom Program 2005 - Teacher Participant List

Books about Salmon and Watersheds (mostly for kids)

Bibliography of Websites
about Salmon and Watersheds

Study Cites Risks of Eating Farmed Salmon

Miscellaneous Links to Articles


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