Nearly extinct salmon spawn in the Bay Area for the first time in years

Timothy Knepp, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The heavy rains of December and January have brought endangered coho salmon up into the small tributaries of the San Geronimo Valley for the first time in years.

The recent sighting by Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) biologist Ayano Hayes was a milestone for the Bay Area, marking the first time the endangered fish has been spotted in the small tributary of the San Geronimo Valley in Marin County since 2004.

LINK (via: Turtle Island Restoration Network)

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