The Current Magazine Fall 2016 - Page 27

Removal of giant reed, which forms dense, highly flammable 6-meter high stands across the floodplain..

Photo: Adam Lambert

that Arundo litter is largely unusable for sustaining detritivorous aquatic insects (bugs that eat decaying things) that can form the food base for stream trout. We are privileged to have cooperation from CalTrout watershed specialist Candice Meneghin in coordinating resoration efforts, especially through a new grant made possible by California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fisheries Restoration Grant Program, and NOAA Fisheries Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Funding.

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