Dammed Disrupted Salmon

First published May 23, 2017 When responding to the urge to spawn, Salmon become a powerful delivery system. If allowed to move freely through rivers and streams, they transport ocean nitrogen and other nutrients thousands of miles inland while providing humans and animals with a rich source of food. They did this successfully until man decided to industrialize their reproduction. … Read More

Invasive Species Choke Natives & California’s Floristic Province

The California Floristic Province is considered a world biodiversity hotspot. It contains a large number of ecosystems that include alpine forest, mixed evergreen forest, riparian forest, sagebrush steppe, coastal sage scrub, redwood forests and more. Currently, only 25% of the original vegetation remains unharmed. Highly populated and a producer of agriculture products for 50% of the country, California is also considered ‘one of … Read More

Fishing & Deer Creek Helicopter Rescue

Life-long Nevada County Resident talks about trout fishing along the creek as a boy. 2015 Cal Fire Helicopter Rescue on Deer Creek video by Scott Allen