The steep hillsides around Lake Oroville’s Lime Saddle recreational facilities in Butte County are covered with dry grass and underbrush. This week, nine acres in the Camp Fire footprint near Lime Saddle’s Parrish Cove will be covered by over 500 goats and sheep in an effort to reduce wildfire risk.
The celebration of the return of fall-run Chinook salmon from the ocean to the Feather River marked a milestone Sept. 28 as thousands of visitors and residents turned out for the Oroville Salmon Festival’s 25th anniversary.
Throughout September, DWR continued to prepare for the environmental review of a single tunnel solution to modernize State Water Project infrastructure.
Get the Lake Oroville operations update for September 27, 2019.
Lake Oroville Community Update for Sept. 20, 2019.
Most Californians turn on their taps without thinking about where the water comes from or if that flow might trickle out someday. They may not realize how local, state, and even federal water managers work together to ensure a steady water supply now and in the future.
Lake Oroville Community Update for September 13, 2019.
DWR will begin a study this October to determine the effectiveness and environmental impacts of various ways to control a highly invasive plant species in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Lake Oroville Community Update for September 6, 2019.
The Suisun Marsh is the largest brackish water wetland on the West Coast, where salt water from the San Francisco Bay meets fresh water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.