You can’t eat wild Atlantic salmon from the U.S., because so few remain. Atlantic salmon have dwindled to one percent of their historic population in the northeastern U.S. Because the shrunken population is highly endangered, NOAA Fisheries selected it as one of eight Species in the Spotlight. NOAA also selected […]
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Projects in Maine Improve Lake and Stream Habitat for Fish We have completed two landmark fish passage projects in the Penobscot River Habitat Focus Area. The benefits to migratory alewife fish are expected to be substantial due to the large amount of spawning habitat restored—a total of more than 3,100 […]
Balancing water needs to recover salmon El Niño rains have brought record rainfall to northern California this year—just in time for a new water conservation project on the Russian River watershed. Two water diversion storage tanks holding approximately 180,000 gallons each were installed by Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District at […]
NOAA and partners are testing a new system to help wine growers in California’s Russian River fight crop-killing frost without danger to threatened and endangered salmon. Together, we installed eight frost inversion towers in the grape growing regions of Mendocino and Sonoma Counties. When cold air settles in low elevation […]