The Current Magazine Winter 2016/17 - Page 28

Patagonia’s Annual

Salmon Run

November 2016

CalTrout tabled on behalf of the Coalition at Patagonia’s Annual Salmon Run. Other Coalition members in attendance were Friends of the Santa Clara River and Keep Sespe Wild. Over 300 runners participated, with a crowd of more than 800 attendees throughout the morning. The Coalition handed out a number of educational materials, such as Southern California Steelhead: Against All Odds DVD, and steelhead stickers.

2nd Annual

Steelhead Summit

October 2016

CalTrout’s Southern California Conservation Program Manager, Candice Meneghin presented "It Takes a Watershed: Integrating Science, Policy, and Management to Protect Strongholds, Restore Headwaters, and Reconcile Landscapes" at the Prioritizing Steelhead Recovery Actions Presentations and Panel Discussion at the 2nd Steelhead Summit in San Luis Obispo. Candice outlined CalTrout’s SoCal strategies for steelhead recovery in the region, and provided a Coalition update on funded projects, and those identified as priorities in the New Year. CalTrout was a sponsor of the event and displayed outreach and educational materials during the poster session.

Photo: David Lee

About the Santa Clara River Steelhead Coalition: The Coalition serves as a vehicle for coordination among

non-profit organizations, government resource agencies and interested stakeholders with a goal to facilitate and advance recovery of the endangered Southern California Steelhead in the Santa Clara River watershed.

Thanks again to event participants and all our volunteers!

Engaging the Community in Santa Clara Watershed (continued from previous page)