The Current Magazine Winter 2016/17 - Page 3

FEATURE

4 COVER STORY

The Eel River. Majestic. Massive. Wild. The Eel presents the best opportunity to restore historic fish abundance

in California. And CalTrout has a plan.

SCIENCE

14 THE EFFECT OF FLOWS ON THE EEL

Dr. Rob Lusardi explains the importance of winter and summer flow sequences.

20 WILD SALMON CENTER

Partnering to protect strongholds.

EVENTS

30 HUMBOLDT STEELHEAD DAYS

The 4th Annual HSD celebrates the rivers,

fish and community.

PROJECTS

24 JUNE MOUNTAIN

Reducing fire risk to improve ecosystem.

26 ENGAGEMENT

IN SOCAL

Santa Clara Steelhead Coalition educates and engages through events.

REGULARS

34 SPOT CHECK

Mike Wier comments on the good, bad and ugly of SF Eel.

40 CRAIG'S CORNER

JUST IN! Craig Ballenger's latest installment on winter weather and fish.

REFLECTIONS

42 READERS' PHOTOS

Inspiring photos from CalTrout members and followers.

50 TAIL OUT VIDEOS

Picks from CalTrout's video vault and other finds from around the web.

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THE CURRENT - WINTER 2016/17