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Thursday, April 30, 2009

4136 acres Saved in Siskiyou County by Nature Conservancy

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Nature Conservancy buys Shasta ranchland in hopes of restoring salmon run


excerpted from:

http://www.sacbee.com/378/story/1705196.html?mi_rss=Environment

Mar. 17, 2009

The Nature Conservancy has bought ranchland near Mount Shasta to repair a cow-ravaged tributary of Shasta River, historically one of the most productive salmon streams in California.

Restoring Big Springs Creek could be "a silver bullet" in reviving runs of salmon, steelhead and other fish throughout the Klamath Basin, said Henry Little, project director for the conservancy in California.

The conservation organization bought all but 407 acres of the 4,543- acre Shasta Big Springs Ranch in Siskiyou County, according to an announcement scheduled for release today....

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