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Challenges in the Klamath Basin

Jun 15, 2021Challenges in the Klamath Basin. The Klamath Basin is currently suffering from a water and fish crisis, and tensions are rising among the community. The severe drought the West is in is devastating farmland, wildlife, and fish that are deemed sacred to native tribes. This area, along the Oregon-California border, has a complex history.

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Granite Point, Klamath River Mining District, Klamath

Granite Point, Klamath River Mining District, Klamath Mountains, Siskiyou Co., California, USA : A cape along the Klamath River.

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The Aerial Perspective: Klamath River Dams

Mar 06, 2021The Aerial Perspective: Klamath River Dams March 6, 2021 March 11, 2021 moldychum After decades of work from tribes, non-profits, water warriors and affected communities, four dams on the Klamath River in northern California are slated for removal.

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Klamath Tribal Termination – QUARTUX

Dec 14, 2021The termination of the Klamath Tribe is the second most researched behind Menominee. The Klamath reservation was very rich, including a large forest and great access to water resources. The timberlands were highly coveted by businessmen. The water resources, including the headwaters of the Klamath River was in many ways, more attractive.

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Southern Oregon Miner Killed on Klamath River

According to numerous news reports, Jay Myers was using a suction dredge on the Upper Klamath River, but both his brother and a friend of his, Jim Yerby, of Medford, Oregon state that Myers was not working with a suction dredge, but instead had designed a unique piece of underwater mining equipment that still allowed him to work the bottom of the Klamath River despite a much debated recent

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Los Angeles Times Op

Nov 17, 2021The Klamath Basin, which extends diagonally from the Oregon Cascades to the far Northern California coast, once supported the country's third-largest salmon fishery. But beginning a couple of centuries ago, the river was devastated by mining, beaver trapping, logging, farming and ranching; the dams delivered the crowning blow.

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Klamath River dam removal moves closer as parties reach

Apr 12, 2021The Klamath River dam removal project is moving closer to completion. US utility PacifiCorp has agreed with state and tribal partners on a clear path forward to advance the dam removal project and begin restoration efforts of the river spanning Oregon and northern California. Reflections in the Iron Gate Lake Reservoir in California, US.

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Proposed Klamath Dam Removal Places Biodiversity at Grave

Jun 28, 2021Copco Lake that is formed by the Copco 1 dam on the Klamath River has been the critical habitat for an amazing variety of species of flora and fauna, including numerous endangered and threatened

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Gold Prospecting on Northern California's BeachesCoast

Sep 05, 2021Mouth of the Klamath River . A few miles north of Gold Bluff you will come to the Klamath River, yet another famous location known for gold beach mining. This river flows is one of California's richest gold-bearing rivers, and runs through some spectacularly rich gold country in Siskiyou County.

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Klamath River Dam Removal: A Glimpse into the Future

Reclaiming the Klamath River. When I paddled the Klamath River from source to sea seven years ago, I had little hope that its controversial and antiquated dams would ever come down. But I tend to be cynical. Here we are in 2021, and dam removal, on four of the Klamath's six dams at least, seems almost a certainty.

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They Tried to Tame the Klamath River. They Filled It With

Jul 29, 2021The Klamath River, free from algal blooms. Source: Bob Wick/Bureau of Land Management. Harmful algal blooms aren't limited to the Klamath River. They have taken hold in all 50 states, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. One 2021 bloom in Lake Erie grew so large that it

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Preparing the Klamath Basin for Dam Removal

The Klamath River Basin was once home to one of the West's most prolific salmon fisheries. But for more than a century, efforts to harness the natural power of the river through the installation of hydroelectric dams, have contributed to devastating declines in water quality, the region's anadromous fisheries, and the tribal, recreational, and commercial economies and communities they support.

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Lost Coast Outfitters Presents : Fly Fishing The Klamath River

Nov 30, 2021The Lost Coast Outfitters Crew headed up to the Klamath River to highlight this incredible river and Steelhead fishery.

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Western Drought Linked to Parasitic Fish Kill on Klamath

Jun 23, 2021An ongoing fish kill has been plaguing the Klamath River since early May. The Klamath flows through Oregon and northern California, and like many water sources in the West, has seen water levels

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Mid Klamath Watershed Council :: How To Ditch A Century of

Feb 27, 2021The safe use of controlled burning was successfully modelled during the Fall of 2021 and 2021 during the Klamath River Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (TREX). Plans for a larger TREX in Happy Camp, the Salmon River, and Orleans in the fall of 2021 are under way, but we will need community support on many levels to make it work.

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Mountain gold mine under study

Jul 13, 2021The Quartz Mountain Gold Mine, which was active in the 1980s, is being studied to determine if an estimated. 2.85 million ounces of gold can be extracted at a cost that will turn a profit for

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Yellow Jacket Mine Near Klamath River, California

Klamath River, California. The Yellow Jacket Mine is near Klamath River, California and is part of the Klamath National Forest. Production output of the Yellow Jacket Mine was considered to be small size. The ore mined is composed of gold with waste material consisting primarily of quartz. The Klamath Mountains of the Pacific Mountain System

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(PHOTOS + VIDEO) The Yurok Tribe is Leading a Massive

Sep 26, 2021Hydraulic mining at the La Grange mine -- once the largest of its kind in the world -- on the Trinity River, circa 1870. | Public domain. This technique was followed (and sometimes accompanied) by the use of industrial dredges, massive extraction machines that suctioned the precious metal from the rock and gravel now spread thick in the river

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Klamath River Tribes in Crisis as Salmon Disappear

May 05, 2021Klamath River Tribes in Crisis as Salmon Disappear. An ecological disaster is spawning a cultural crisis in the hills and valleys of the Klamath River and its tributaries. Fewer Chinook salmon returned to the Klamath to lay and fertilize their eggs last year than in any prior year on record. As a result of the poor returns, ocean fishing has

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Video: Lessons from the Klamath River

Nov 13, 2021Vice President, Communications. americanrivers. For nearly 100 years, dams on the Klamath have blocked salmon and steelhead from reaching hundreds of miles of habitat, and have harmed water quality for people and wildlife. Four dams – J.C. Boyle,

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The Klamath River Basin: A Microcosm of Water in the West

Sep 15, 2021Introduction The story of the Klamath River is the story of two basins. In the upper basin, farming has long been the way of life. Even before passage of the 1902 Reclamation Act, settlers had begun the arduous process of reclaiming vast tracts of wetlands and transforming them into rich farmland.

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Reclaiming the Klamath

For the Yurok, the fight to protect the Klamath River and the Tribe's way of life goes back centuries. As the California Gold Rush brought droves of settlers to the region, unregulated mining and logging operations decimated the salmon spawning habitats and brought settlers into frequent conflict with the Tribe.

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Klamath River Flow Video

Apr 15, 2021Will the Klamath River dry up in the summer when the four lower dams are removed? Watch this quick demonstration video for the answer!

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In the Klamath River Basin, the Drought Punishes Everyone

Jun 04, 2021In the Klamath River Basin, the Drought Punishes Everyone. This May, while collecting live fish for their annual aquatic pathogen assessment on the Klamath River in Northern California, Yurok Tribe biologists made a shocking discovery: Over 70 percent of the young, ocean-bound Chinook salmon captured in their traps were dead.

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Past Water Management Decisions, Climate Change Put

Apr 16, 2021The Tribe's ancestral territory comprises 7.5 percent of the California coastline, spanning from the Little River to the south and Damnation Creek to the north. The eastern boundary is the Klamath River's confluence with the Trinity River. The Tribe is a leader in natural resource management, fisheries restoration and cultural protection.

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Klamath River Salmon Fishing

Klamath River – At a Glance. Fishing around Aug. 15 to Dec. 31 on the Klamath (2021 season; exact dates vary year to year) Klamath, CA is on Hwy 101, north of Arcata and south of Crescent City. Near ocean, so salmon are bright, fresh, aggressive, and delicious! Late September – early October is when the big ones show up.

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Mainstem Klamath River

Mainstem Klamath River Fall Chinook Spawning Redd Survey Fiscal Year 1995 and 1996 US FishWildlife Service Coastal California FishWildlife Office Arcata, CA Prepared by Mark Catalano, Dermis Therry, Richard Quihillalt, and Thomas A. Shaw Funded by: Klamath River Fis h

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Monument Point, Klamath River Mining District, Klamath

Monument Point, Klamath River Mining District, Klamath Mountains, Siskiyou Co., California, USA : A summit.

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California's Salmon People are Facing a Life without

Aug 18, 2021"The Klamath River salmon stocks are in serious trouble," Chairman Thomas P. O'Rourke Sr said at the time. "Rather than celebrate the return of the spawning salmon, as we normally do, the purpose of this year's festival is to raise awareness about the struggling fish runs and to rally for the salmon of the Klamath River."

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