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National Fish Wildlife Foundation Awards Grant for Russian River Coho Salmon

CALIFORNIA, Gold Ridge RCD and Sonoma RCD — The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today awarded a $410,000 grant to Trout Unlimited to recover a viable, self-sustaining population of coho salmon in the Russian River watershed in Sonoma County, California…The funds will support the Russian River Coho Water Resources Partnership, whose members include Trout Unlimited, the Gold Ridge Re­source Conservation District, the Sonoma Resource Conservation District, the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center, and the University of Califor­nia Cooperative Extension program. Formed in 2009 with support from NFWF, the partnership aims to develop a systematic approach to improve streamflow and water supply reliability in key Russian River tributaries.

Source: National Fish Wildlife Foundation Awards Grant for Russian River Coho Salmon

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