CalTrout celebrates 50 years of water and fishery restoration and protection

SAN FRANCISCO – California Trout, a conservation nonprofit that works to protect the state’s wild rivers and fish, marks its 50th anniversary this year. Leveraging five decades of science-based watershed stewardship and a track record of collaborative restoration work, CalTrout assembled a statewide team of scientists and project managers to create replicable models for fish restoration over the coming decades within California’s heavily managed water landscape. Active CalTrout projects in Orange and San Diego counties include: restoring ocean access to an isolated rainbow trout population with genetic steelhead lineage in Pauma Creek in San Diego County; removal of a fish passage barrier on Trabuco Creek in Orange County to provide access to 15 miles of high-quality spawning
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