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Sonoma Water with the San Francisco District, US Army Corps of Engineers marked a milestone with the ribbon cutting to officially dedicate the Dry Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project. Thank you Directors James Gore , David Rabbitt , and Shirlee Zane for being there to celebrate with us.2 months ago
Wild Juvenile Coho salmon observed in Dry Creek Habitat enhancement site! Following a directive of the National Marine Fisheries Service, outlined in the Biological Opinion, the Sonoma County Water Agency began in 2012 to enhance 6 miles of habitat along Dry Creek for the use of juvenile salmonids. To date the agency has successfully completed nearly 3 miles of this project. Following each year of construction, fisheries biologists have conducted snorkel surveys to observe the presence of juvenile salmonids utilizing these newly constructed sites. This video was taken in a habitat enhancement site located in the lower reaches of Dry Creek. It is one of the first times that wild juvenile coho salmon have been observed during the summer months in a newly constructed site. With completed enhancement sites now spread throughout the length of Dry Creek, the Water Agency has observed juvenile wild coho salmon utilizing these sites in not just the lower reaches of Dry Creek, but also the middle and upper reaches as well.10 months ago