In the past century, California has lost more than 90 percent of its wetlands and the state is facing new challenges that threaten to unravel protections for its remaining wetland habitats.
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A Multi-Benefit Strategy for a Warming Climate
With winter-run Chinook salmon hanging on by a thread, any proposed legislation in Congress must result in water solutions that help salmon and the other declining fish and wildlife species instead of making it even more difficult for these species to survive.
It is no easy task to maintain the delicate balance necessary to safeguard giant garter snakes, migratory birds, and fish, but there are a few ways we can work to make sure these species can thrive into the future.
Acres of wetlands in California’s Central Valley have been starved of water, leaving migratory birds, salmon, and other species without adequate food and habitat, but the state and federal agencies charged with managing California’s water are forging ahead with an ill-conceived plan that could seal their doom.