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California Agencies Partner to Support Salmon in Drought Conditions
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California Agencies Partner to Support Salmon in Drought Conditions

California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say that the drought having a significant impact on the state’s water supply is also putting the state’s salmon at serious risk. To that end, California’s Water Resources and Fish and Wildlife departments are collaborating through shared projects, funding and research efforts to identify challenges facing salmon and to promote salmon health and survival. These projects include restoring critical habitat for salmon and other fish species, improving salmon migration corridors to and from the ocean, and increasing monitoring efforts to better track fish populations and devise new strategies to improve their status. In April, DWR and CDFW staff began work to remove vegetation from a key migratory path for adult spring-run Chinook s...