Don’t Miss the World’s Largest Salmon BBQ

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Event, Featured, News

Don’t Miss the World’s Largest Salmon BBQ

Our next Salmon BBQ is scheduled for Saturday July 1st, 2017. This event is the main fundraiser for the Salmon Restoration Association. You won’t want to miss it!! For details about our this event, please check out our page to learn more: The World’s Largest Salmon BBQ. Buy Your Tickets...

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Chinook Salmon Spawning • Middle Fork Eel River Tributary

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in News, Project

Chinook Salmon Spawning • Middle Fork Eel River Tributary

This video is of a beautiful pair of Chinook salmon holding in front of their redd in a tributary of the Middle Fork Eel while they were waiting for the water to warm above 42 F. Water colder than that is lethal to unhardened salmon eggs. The video was filmed by the Eel Recovery Project. The Salmon Restoration Association funds ERRP surveys in Mendocino County. Middle Fork Eel River Tributary Chinook Salmon Spawning –...

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Eel Recovery Project’s latest Video

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in News, Project

Eel Recovery Project’s latest Video

We just added a new video to our Links, Information and Videos page. The new video, which shows Fall Chinook Spawning on Ten Mile Creek, was filmed by the Eel Recovery Project. The Salmon Restoration Association funds ERRP surveys in Mendocino County. Chinook Spawning on Ten Mile...

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Report on the State of Eel River – Tue Nov 15th

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in Event, News, Project

Report on the State of Eel River – Tue Nov 15th

The Eel River Recovery Project (ERRP) is hosting a meeting at the Willits Environmental Center on Tuesday evening, November 15 from 6-8 PM to report on the state of the Eel River based on five years of data collection and to have a community discussion on building a sustainable culture compatible with maintaining aquatic ecosystem function. ERRP Managing Director Pat Higgins will present and then lead discussions. ERRP has been working with citizens to support volunteer...

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Today is the day to look for salmon! Please report if you look.

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in News, Project

Today is the day to look for salmon! Please report if you look.

Hi Salmon Watchers, We counted 1000 Chinook salmon in the lower Eel River and those fish are now distributed throughout the Eel River system. Flows today are as low as they are going to get for a while (see NOAA chart below), so today is the day to check spawning riffles, holding pools and vantage points for viewing migration. If you want to be able to check river levels – see the cool NOAA River Forecast Center – http://www.cnrfc.noaa.gov/ Please Report If You...

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