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Progress on McKinleyville coho salmon nursery

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Engineers have completed designs for a proposed coho salmon nursery in McKinleyville and will now move on to the permitting process. If all goes as planned, construction of the fish-friendly backwater, complete with trails, would begin in the summer of 2019. The off-channel refugia would be built along

Today’s Mad River Current: Lightning warning in the hills! McKinleyville coho nursery moves forward

The National Weather Service has issued a “Hazardous Weather Outlook,” warning of “dangerous cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds, and small hail” up in the mountains this afternoon primarily between Willow Creek and Gasquet. The possibility of lightning continues from this afternoon through at least Wednesday. The concern, obviosly, is that the lightning could spark

Coho salmon nursery moves forward in McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District has entered into an agreement with California Trout Inc. that will allow the nonprofit to have access to district property along the Mad River so it can finalize designs for a coho salmon nursery. CalTrout, along with the district, is planning its Salmonid

Coho salmon nursery moves forward in McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District has entered into an agreement with California Trout Inc. that will allow the nonprofit to have access to district property along the Mad River so it can finalize designs for a coho salmon nursery. CalTrout, along with the district, is planning its Salmonid

Conceptual plans to be unveiled for McKinleyville coho ponds

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Conceptual plans for a coho salmon nursery along with recreational trails and other public amenities will be discussed next week by the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) Board of Directors. The board will hear a presentation on the project during its meeting Wednesday, May 4 starting at 7

Jacoby Creek getting salmon-friendlier in the ‘Silicon Valley of watershed restoration’ – JCLT volunteer workday is Saturday

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union BAYSIDE – Coho salmon aren’t that different  from you or I in some respects, and it goes well beyond the scaly skin and wide-eyed stare. Like us, the wiggly salmonids don’t really want their children raised in the middle of a busy street, or in their case, a fast-flowing

McKinleyville Sewer Ponds May Become Coho Nursery

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Two old sewer ponds next to the Mad River may be converted to a coho salmon nursery. The McKinleyville Community Services District is working with California Trout to obtain state grant funding for the project, which could be completed and serve as a home for the small smolts

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