We sat down with Hailey Wright, a Department of Water Resources (DWR) environmental scientist, to discuss the salmon lifecycle and her work designing and implementing projects in the Yolo Bypass to improve habitat and fish passage for native salmonids and sturgeon.
September is National Preparedness Month. This month serves as a reminder for all Californians to ensure they have a plan in place in the event of an emergency or natural disaster, such as a large flood or wildfire.
Lake Oroville Update for September 11, 2020.
Lake Oroville Community Update for September 4, 2020.
When salmon spawn, it marks the end of their lifecycle. But it doesn’t mark the end of DWR’s salmon research. DWR studies the carcasses to learn about salmon populations and assess their numbers in the Feather River. Casey Campos, an environmental scientist with DWR’s Feather River Program, leads the Chinook Salmon Escapement Survey study.
Lake Oroville Community Update for August 28, 2020.
Groundwater is California’s water savings bank account that can be tapped during dry years when water in lakes and rivers are low. Conserving water helps preserve groundwater, which is important for plants, animals and people.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and its partners are providing learning resources to support water education while many California families are dealing with the challenges of distance learning.
Lake Oroville Community for August 21, 2020.
View the Delta Conveyance Project update for August 2020.