SCIENCE NEWS: Study reveals the evolutionary history of imperiled salmon stocks; Pescadero community restores floodplain; Hunt for San Francisco Bay shark killer zeroes in on a suspect; Green sea turtles adapting to life in the San Gabriel River’s murky flow; and more …

In science news this week: Study reveals the evolutionary history of imperiled salmon stocks; Pescadero community restores floodplain; Hunt for San Francisco Bay shark killer zeroes in on a suspect; Scientists keep an eye on green sea turtles adapting to life in the San Gabriel River’s murky flows; It’s time for stream policy to catch up with the science; and […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: A new approach to restock California’s groundwater via almond orchards, vineyards; What makes fish a successful invasive?; The good, the bad,and the algae; What’s killing trees during drought?; and more …

In science news this week: EESA develops new approach to restock California’s groundwater via almond orchards, vineyards; What makes fish a successful invasive?; The good, the bad,and the algae; New dust sources from a shrinking Salton Sea have negative ecological, health impacts; What’s killing trees during drought? Scientists have new answers; Incomplete drought recovery may be the new normal; The […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Ecosystem cascades affecting salmon; Messy is good for fish; Neutralizing nutrient pollution; An 8,000-year Paleoperspective of hydroclimate variability in the Southern Sierra Nevada; and more …

In science news this week: Ecosystem cascades affecting salmon; Messy is good for fish: A new NOAA Fisheries program monitors salmon habitat in Puget Sound; Neutralizing nutrient pollution; An 8,000-year Paleoperspective of hydroclimate variability in the Southern Sierra Nevada; Summer algal blooms and aquatic grass growth forces boats off of water at Berkeley’s Aquatic Park; Climate change means more rain, […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Electromagnetic surveys in the sky and on land give a view of what’s below the surface; Not your average pond; Protecting birds – on their own terms; Can we save Northwest salmon?; and more …

In science news this week: Electromagnetic surveys in the sky and on land give a view of what’s below the surface; Not your average pond; Protecting birds … on their own terms; Northwest salmon, the stuff of legends, struggle to survive: Can we save them – and at what price?; Technology spotlight: The smolt spy; The way rivers function reflects […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Hatchery Delta smelt: Hope for the species?; Interim report on Delta consumptive use study; Sea temperature changes contributing to drought; America’s toughest pine struggling for survival; and more …

In science news this week: Hatchery Delta smelt: Hope for the species?; Interim Report: Estimation of Crop Evapotranspiration in the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta: Preliminary Results for the 2014-2015 Water Year; Sea temperature changes contributing to drought; America’s toughest pine struggling for survival; One unique sucker; Soil filters out some emerging contaminants; Invasive plant species can enhance coastal ecosystems; Destruction […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: California projected to get wetter through the end of the century; Study: Critical Sierra meadows being overtaken by forest; Fishing for pikeminnow: A native predator removal derby; Legal battle drives dam managers to extraordinary salmon research; and more …

In science news this week: California projected to get wetter through the end of the century; Study: Critical Sierra meadows being overtaken by forest; Fishing for pikeminnow: A native predator removal derby; Northwest salmon are the stuff of legends. Despite millions, the species struggles to survive. Can we save them — and at what price?; Legal battle drives dam managers […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: The big ecological roles of small, natural features; Saving wild salmon all in a days work; Work on Yuba River’s Hammon Bar earns high honors; Calculating ‘old’ and ‘new’ runoff; and more …

In science news this week: The big ecological roles of small, natural features; Saving wild salmon all in a days work; Work on Yuba River’s Hammon Bar earns high honors; Calculating ‘old’ and ‘new’ runoff; The (fishery-monitoring) cameras never blink; and This awesome periodic table tells you how to actually use all those elements The big ecological roles of small, […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: DISB weighs in on EcoRestore adaptive management program; Looks are deceiving for ‘scary looking’ lamprey; Acoustic fish tags document predation; Sea-level rise and the governance gap in the SF Bay Area; and more …

In science news this week: Delta Independent Science Board’s final review of EcoRestore’s adaptive management program; Looks are deceiving for ‘scary looking’ lamprey; Acoustic fish tags document predation; Sea-level rise and the governance gap in the San Francisco Bay Area; Caspian push and pull; US FWS looking for volunteers to help save future generations of seabirds; and more … Delta […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: California’s mercury legacy; Seasonal rain and snow trigger small earthquakes on California faults; Why the world’s rivers are losing sediment – and why it matters; and more …

In science news this week: Reclaiming the Sierra: California’s mercury legacy; Seasonal rain and snow trigger small earthquakes on California faults; Why the world’s rivers are losing sediment – and why it matters; Billion-dollar dams are making water shortages, not solving them; Dryland cropping systems research addresses future hunger and drought issues; and Eyes on Nature: How satellite imagery is […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Floodplain farm fields provide novel rearing habitat for juvenile salmon; An ambitious strategy for salmon resilience; Researchers probe explosion of pyrosomes off the Northwest Coast; and more …

In science news this week: Floodplain farm fields provide novel rearing habitat for juvenile salmon; Salmon survival in California: An ambitious strategy for resilience; Researchers probe explosion of pyrosomes off the Northwest Coast; New fact sheet from the USGS: Groundwater Quality in the Western San Joaquin Valley; Lost ecosystem found buried in the mud of Southern California coastal waters; Water […]

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