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In Big Sur, a big win for the Esselen Tribe and the Little Sur River

Jul 27th, 2020  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

In Big Sur, a big win for the Esselen Tribe and the Little Sur River

Just beyond earshot of the crashing waves of the Big Sur coast, Western Rivers Conservancy has completed an unprecedented conservation project that establishes a sanctuary for imperiled fish, wildlife and Native American culture along Central California’s Little Sur River.

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In Big Sur, a Big Step for Steelhead, Redwoods and the Little Sur River

Jan 2nd, 2020  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

In Big Sur, a Big Step for Steelhead, Redwoods and the Little Sur River

Each fall on the Big Sur coast, steelhead swim from the ocean surf and enter the Little Sur River to spawn beneath some of the southernmost redwood forests in the world. In this majestic and critically important place, Western Rivers Conservancy is partnering with the Esselen Tribe of Monterey County to protect a mile of the Little Sur River and return ancestral lands to the Esselen People.

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A River in the Redwoods of the Big Sur Coast

Jan 18th, 2017  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

A River in the Redwoods of the Big Sur Coast

Amidst the world’s southernmost naturally occurring redwoods, and within earshot of the waves of the Big Sur coastline, Western Rivers Conservancy has taken crucial first steps to conserve a 1,200-acre ranch along the Little Sur River.

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