Editor's Corner
Recreational anglers are cautiously optimistic about 2014 ocean salmon season.

Written By: Dan Bacher February 26, 2015

Recreational anglers are cautiously optimistic about 2014 ocean salmon season.

February 26, 2015 — The California Department of Fish and Wildlife held its annual Salmon Information Meeting today in Santa Rosa, California. Abundance forecasts announced at this meeting...

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Sacramento and Klamath salmon return numbers for 2014 released

Written By: Dan Bacher February 23, 2015

Sacramento and Klamath salmon return numbers for 2014 released

As anglers get ready for the upcoming ocean and river salmon seasons, the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) revealed that 212,000 adult fall-run Chinook salmon returned to spawn in the...

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Action Alert: Stop Westlands from Draining the Delta!

Written By: Dan Bacher February 16, 2015

Action Alert: Stop Westlands from Draining the Delta!

Don't let the corporate welfare crybaby growers from the Westlands Water District pressure the water board to eviscerate environmental protections for California fisheries!

Restore the Delta...
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Written By: Dan Bacher February 12, 2015

State Water Board’s Spiteful Order Avoids Law

The State Water Resources Board has served for decades as a shill for corporate agribusiness, Southern California water agencies, big oil companies and other water exporters - and the board's...

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Coalition urges Gov. Brown to shut down illegal injection wells

Written By: Dan Bacher February 12, 2015

Coalition urges Gov. Brown to shut down illegal injection wells

(Sacramento) Just two days after over 8,000 protesters marched through the streets of Oakland in the largest anti-fracking protest in U.S. history, documents released by state regulators...

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Federal fish agency opposes Shasta Dam raise

Written By: Dan Bacher January 28, 2015

Federal fish agency opposes Shasta Dam raise

 

The Winnemem Wintu Tribe, fishing groups and environmentalists have been fighting a federal plan to raise Shasta Dam for many years, since the 18-1/2 foot proposed dam raise would flood...
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Written By: Dan Bacher January 23, 2015

Steelhead begin to trickle into American River

(Sacramento) More steelhead are finally showing at Nimbus Fish Hatchery on the American River, although the fish reported to date are just a fraction of what would normally be trapped by...

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Oil lobbyist/former MLPA chair praises release of fracking EIR

Written By: Dan Bacher January 20, 2015

Oil lobbyist/former MLPA chair praises release of fracking EIR

The oil industry welcomed the release of the California Natural Resources Agency’s draft environmental impact report of fracking operations in California, while environmental groups slammed...

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Jerry Brown’s True “Green” Legacy: The Death of the Delta?

Written By: Dan Bacher January 15, 2015

Jerry Brown’s True “Green” Legacy: The Death of the Delta?

The following is a revised transcript of the presentation that I gave when I was inducted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame by Tom Stienstra, Outdoor Writer for the San Francisco...

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Tunnel critics respond to secret settlement as Delta smelt nears extinction

Written By: Dan Bacher January 13, 2015

Tunnel critics respond to secret settlement as Delta smelt nears extinction

When you think that things can't get worse in the toxic nightmare that is California water politics, be assured - "Yes, They Can!" 

Restore the Delta (RTD), opponents of Governor Jerry...

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