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imageMajor Spike in Dead Juvenile Salmon on Klamath River Reported by Yurok Fisheries Departmen
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by Dan Bacher
The Tribe said the disease is expected to eliminate an entire year class of fish, which will reduce the Klamath River’s already imperiled salmon runs for many years to come....
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:38PM
imageAs massive Klamath fish kill continues, Karuk Tribe declares state of climate emergency
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by Dan Bacher
“Our monitoring traps are full of dead juvenile salmon,” said Toz Soto, Fisheries Program Manager for the Karuk Tribe. “The few fish still alive are infected with disease. It’s a catastrophic blow to the fishery and Karuk culture.”...
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:34PM
imageCatastrophic juvenile fish kill unfolds on Klamath River
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by Dan Bacher
“Right now, the Klamath River is full of dead and dying fish on the Yurok Reservation,” said Frankie Myers, the Yurok Tribe’s Vice Chairman. “This disease will kill most of the baby salmon in the Klamath, which will impact fish runs for many years to come. For salmon people, a juvenile fish kill is an absolute worst-case scenario.”...
Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 6:28PM
imageCalifornia Tribal Members and Fishermen Call on Newsom to Provide Water for Salmon
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by Save California Salmon
State of the Salmon address planned for April 28th, Day of Action May 4th Sacramento, California - California Tribes, fishermen, and environmental groups are calling on Governor Gavin Newsom to direct state agencies to take action to stop fish kills of California salmon runs that are nearing extinction and to protect water quality. Salmon and good water quality are key to the health of California’s Native people, economy and drinking water supplies. Without immediate action to scale down a...
Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:25PM
imageTraditional Ecological Knowledge, Science and Management Webinar Series to Focus on Tribally Led Environmental Management
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by Save California Salmon
Save California Salmon and Humboldt State University’s Native American Studies Department announced they will be starting a new educational webinar series called Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), Science and Management on Friday the 9th at 10:30am. The series will touch on subjects such as traditional fire and fisheries management along with Native American led oceans and estuary restoration and advocacy. “It is important to understand TEK not only through the lens of resource m...
Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 11:53AM
imageKaruk Tribe Declares State of Emergency due to Deadly Slater Fire
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by Dan Bacher
The Karuk Tribe today declared a state of emergency in the wake of the deadly Slater Fire that has burned many homes of Karuk Tribe members in the Klamath River community of Happy Camp....
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:34PM
imageLawsuit Challenges Logging Threat to Endangered Wildlife in Northern California Redwoods
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by Friends of Gualala River
The proposed logging, on 342 acres of private land in Sonoma County, would remove mature redwoods from the lower Gualala River watershed....
Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:43AM
imageTell Warren Buffett to Move Forward With Klamath Dam Removal Agreement
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by UnDam the Klamath
Send Warren Buffett a message urging his company Berkshire Hathoway and its subsidiary, PacifiCorp to move forward with Klamath dam removal....
Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:53AM
imageClean Air and Fire Safety Concerns at Calpella Wood Pellet Plant
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by Bradley Allen
Tribal members and local residents are demanding transparency from the Air Quality Management District and an investigation by the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors and Public Health Department regarding the health and environmental hazards attributable to pollution from the Calpella Wood Pellet Plant....
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:29PM
imageWolf Update: California’s Lassen Pack Grows
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by Environmental Protection Information Center
California’s only known gray wolf family welcomes a minimum of eight new pups this year....
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:28PM
imageEPIC Win For Mendocino National Forest at the Ninth Circuit
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by Environmental Protection Information Center
In a major victory, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has sided with the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC) in a case impacting fragile post-fire forest in the Mendocino National Forest....
Posted: Wed Aug 5, 2020 9:21PM
imageCoalition Calls for Shut Down of Calpella Wood Pellet Plant
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by Bradley Allen
Local tribes, activists and statewide organizations are joining forces to demand closure of the Calpella wood pellet plant during the COVID-19 pandemic....
Posted: Wed Aug 5, 2020 8:17PM
documentLawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Wildlife in California Redwood Forest
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by Center for Biological Diversity
GUALALA, Calif., July 9, 2020 — Conservation groups today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and a timber company for failing to protect threatened and endangered fish, birds and frogs from a redwood logging project near northern California’s Gualala River....
Posted: Thu Jul 9, 2020 3:29PM
imageRedwood Forest Defenders Launch Another Treesit to Stop Clear-Cutting
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by Forest Defenders
Redwood Forest Defense on launch another treesit against clear-cutting by Green Diamond Resource Company....
Posted: Wed May 6, 2020 9:33AM
imageNorthern California Indian Tribes Oppose Calpella Wood Pellet Plant
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by Bradley Allen
Northern California Indian Tribes adopt a resolution declaring their “unequivocal opposition” to the wood pellet production plant in Calpella, California....
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:21PM
imageWood Pellet Plant in Mendocino County Threatens Public Health
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by Bradley Allen
Community members assert ongoing and uncorrected hazardous pollution being emitted from the Mendocino Forest Products wood pellet production plant in Calpella, Mendocino County, California....
Posted: Thu Apr 9, 2020 7:31PM
documentCourt: Trump Administration Unlawfully OK’d Longline Fishing Off California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., December 21, 2019 — A federal district court has ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service failed to adequately analyze threats to critically endangered leatherback sea turtles when it allowed longline fishing off California. The Trump administration violated the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act in failing to consider the best available science on impacts to leatherbacks....
Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:37PM
imageTribal Members, Fishermen and Youth Get Trinity River Win at Hum. Sups meeting
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by Save California Salmon
Humboldt County Reconsiders Support for the Sites Reservoir Project...
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:56PM
imageWest Coast Crimethinc Tour Hits Bay Area & Beyond
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by Crimethinc Tour Self-Management
Long running anarchist media collective, Crimethinc, is hitting the road for a west coast tour. Come see them in the bay area and beyond!...
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2019 11:51AM
textCalifornia Crab Season Opening Delayed by Whale Entanglement Risk by Center for Biological Diversity
Officials Cite Presence of Endangered Humpbacks, Crabbers Call for Delay...
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:02AM