SCIENCE NEWS: First reintroduced salmon return to CA rivers; Dialing in on temperatures for winter-run salmon; How much water do snowpacks hold? A better way to answer the question; House attempts to block relocation of the USGS; and more …

In science news this week: First reintroduced salmon return to California rivers in a critical step towards recovery; Hot and Cold: Dialing in on Temperatures for Winter-Run Salmon; Putting Nature on the Map (Literally); Delta Independent Science Board seeks comment on Interagency Ecological Program review; How much water do snowpacks hold? A better way to answer the question; Through smoke […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Invertebrates with altitude: Effects of drought in mountain streams; Vintner steps forward to protect endangered salmon; Fish hitch a ride in bird guts; Is wildfire management ‘for the birds?’; and more …

In science news this week: Invertebrates with Altitude: Effects of Drought in Mountain Streams; Photo Essay: The Vegan Trout; California Vintner Steps Forward to Protect Endangered Salmon; Food flight: Fish Hitch a Ride in Bird Guts; Raised in Rice Fields; Is wildfire management ‘for the birds?’; A Drier Future Sets the Stage for More Wildfires; Great Plains’ Ecosystems Have Shifted […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Sierra seedlings illustrate effects of climate change on next generation of forests; Does limited underground water storage make plants less susceptible to drought?; As the oceans acidify, these oyster farmers are fighting back; Podcast: The incredible shrinking hydraulic laboratory; and more …

In science news this week: Sierra Seedlings Illustrate Effects of Climate Change on Next Generation of Forests; Does limited underground water storage make plants less susceptible to drought?; As the oceans acidify, these oyster farmers are fighting back; New eDNA Sampler Filters for Fish; Podcast: The Incredible Shrinking Hydraulic Laboratory; Atmospheric rivers getting warmer along U.S. West Coast; Most illustrations […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: NOAA Fisheries adopts new plan for West Coast ecosystem science and management; CDFW documents statewide impact of recent drought on fish and aquatic species; A helping hand for coho in Scott Creek; Artifishal: New film asks, have we reached the end of wild?; and more …

In science news this week: NOAA Fisheries adopts new plan for West Coast ecosystem science and management; CDFW Documents Statewide Impact of Recent Drought on Fish and Aquatic Species; Wildlife and Way of Life in the North Delta?; A Helping Hand for Coho in Scott Creek; Artifishal: New Film Asks, Have We Reached the End of Wild?; Habitats are a […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Comparing restored vs. historic salt marshes; Habitat restoration isn’t just for professionals; NASA explores our changing freshwater world; Water cycle diagrams give a false sense of water security; and more …

In science news this week: Comparing Restored vs. Historic Salt Marshes; Microplastic throughout Monterey Bay; Junction Reservoir Back to Raising Backcountry Trout; Habitat Restoration Isn’t Just for Professionals; NASA Explores Our Changing Freshwater World; Our water cycle diagrams give a false sense of water security Comparing Restored vs. Historic Salt Marshes:  “For centuries, diking and drainage of salt marshes was […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: The Hotel California of fossilized worms; How many bass and catfish are in the San Joaquin River?; Meet a beach worm that builds sand castles; San Diego salt marsh restoration project now a flourishing wetland habitat; and more …

In science news this week: The Hotel California of Fossilized Worms; How Many Bass and Catfish are in the San Joaquin River?; Meet A Beach Worm That Builds Sand Castles; San Diego: Turning back nature’s clock: Salt marsh restoration project now a flourishing wetland habitat; How habitat loss can destabilize ecosystems; Mapping groundwater’s influence on the world’s oceans; and more […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Operation smelt recovery; A new atlas for dealing with rising seas in the Bay Area; Study shows value of soil health and forest restoration after damaging events; and more …

In science news this week: Operation smelt recovery: Protecting endangered fish in the Delta; A New Atlas for Dealing With Rising Seas in the Bay Area; Where the Larval Things Are: Bodega Marine Lab Uses Robot Larvae to Help Solve Mysteries of Sea Creatures’ Life Cycles; Lengthy Study Shows Value of Soil Health and Forest Restoration after Damaging Events; Thinning […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Reintroducing winter run chinook into the McCloud River; 180,000 salmon get a head start on their voyage to the ocean; Scientists discover a new coral species off San Francisco; What matters most on the road to scientific success?; and more …

In science news this week: Reintroducing Winter Run Chinook Into The McCloud River; 180,000 salmon get a head start on their voyage to the ocean; Scientists Discover a New Coral Species Off San Francisco, and There Might be More; The UC Davis Bodega Marine Lab: Ocean Acidification Research at Its Finest; NASA’s GRACE: What researchers have learned from water in […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Growth and temperature tradeoffs for juvenile chinook salmon; Project designed to simulate beavers; Maximizing use of water stored in soil could result in savings for farmers; Microplastics are diverse and those differences matter; and more …

In science news this week: Stay Cool, Babies – Growth and Temperature Tradeoffs for Juvenile Chinook salmon:  “Although they spend their lives hidden beneath the surface, fish are directly affected by the weather happening outside their aquatic world. This is particularly true of species that rely on watersheds in regions like California, where the availability of water changes dramatically with […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Forest fires accelerating snowmelt across western US; Things are looking up: the 2018 salmon season; Using genetics to inform conservation of spring-run chinook salmon; and more …

In science news this week: Forest fires accelerating snowmelt across western US:  “Forest fires are causing snow to melt earlier in the season, a trend occurring across the western U.S. that may affect water supplies and trigger even more fires, according to a new study by a team of researchers at Portland State University (PSU) , the Desert Research Institute […]

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