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Yurok Stewardship of Klamath’s Blue Creek Bodes Well for Fish

Aug 12th, 2014  |  Written by Peter Moyle

Yurok Stewardship of Klamath’s Blue Creek Bodes Well for Fish

Last summer I had the privilege of camping overnight with members of the Yurok Tribe and Western Rivers Conservancy on Blue Creek, one of California’s loveliest streams and an important cold-water refuge for migrating salmon and steelhead. The creek tumbles down the misty Siskiyou Mountains not far from Redwood National Park. I hiked its banks and snorkeled its pools for a close look at young coho and Chinook salmon. At dusk we...

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