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The Guadalupe River and San Jose’s Hidden Heart Bay Nature

CALIFORNIA, Guadalupe-Coyote RCD — To hear Roger Castillo tell it, all of the City of San José — its million inhabitants, its sprawling residential neighborhoods, its glittery glass high-rises and office-park tech campuses — is more or less floating around on the backs of a bunch of salmon…Castillo describes times of wading hip-deep through the underground storm sewers of the city, amid a thousand juvenile salmon fry…Castillo, a lifelong San José resident, semi-retired semiconductor assembler and forklift driver, and recent board president of the Guadalupe-Coyote Resource Conservation District, took me a few months ago to a spot where Highway 101 runs through a deep road cut just east of Interstate 880.

Source: Bay Nature Magazine: The Guadalupe River and San Jose’s Hidden Heart Bay Nature

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