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2020


Riverlands Newsletter

2020 Summer - Issue 46
In Big Sur, a Big Win for Fish, Wildlife and the Esselen People; Protected! Nisqually River; Major Boost for Fish and Birds in the Klamath’s Headwaters; Preserving History, Habitat and Public Access on the John Day River; Success on South Fork Antelope Creek
2020 Spring - Issue 45
A Prized Trout Stream Flows Year-Round Again; New Effort on Prime Salmon River Tributary; Last Chance for Great Basin Lahontan Trout; Headway at Wilderness' Edge; Heritage and Access on John Day

Press Releases

August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020

A piece of the Northwest’s most important habitat for bighorn sheep was protected this week, thanks to a partnership between Western Rivers Conservancy and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
July 27, 2020

July 27, 2020

At the heart of one of California’s most scenic stretches of coastline, where endangered condors soar above multi-million-dollar properties, the Esselen Tribe of Monterey County has regained its first ancestral homelands since it was displaced by the Spanish four centuries ago.
June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020

This week, on the flanks of Mount Lassen, Western Rivers Conservancy and the Lassen National Forest (LNF) protected a crucial 1,150-acre property, and a significant branch of South Fork Antelope Creek, a rare stronghold for salmon and steelhead in the Sacramento River system.
June 17, 2020

June 17, 2020

The killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, as well as the attack on Christian Cooper while he was birding in Central Park, have shone a light on the tremendous work we must do in this country to end racism in all of its forms.
May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020

Western Rivers Conservancy and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have successfully conserved a 2,200-acre ranch along the Williamson River, in the headwaters of the Klamath River and adjacent to the Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge.