Posts Tagged: Friends of the Lower Calaveras River

Chinook Salmon, © Dave Bickford

Reaching out for wildlife in California »

The Lower Calaveras River, near Sacramento, is one of the most dramatically altered rivers in California, yet provides critical habitat to threatened fish and wildlife, including Fall Run Chinook Salmon and steelhead. Our California team works to teach the local community about the value of this river running through their neighborhood.

Stockton’s First Steelhead Festival a Hit »

Check out this short video of Stockton’s first annual Steelhead Festival in California. Defenders is working with the local community and Friends of the Lower Calaveras River to restore some of the Central Valley’s waters that provide habitat for threatened steelhead trout and Chinook salmon.