From rising water temperatures to California’s aging Delta infrastructure, our efforts have taken on an increased urgency. Conservation is the key to our state’s most challenging environmental issues, and the pace of our work is rapidly accelerating as we seek solutions that can have a powerful impact now.
In this issue we look at Hamilton City, a small town north of Sacramento whose ancient levee desperately needs rebuilding. Partnering with residents we are working to get the levee replaced and habitat restored, producing a win for nature and people while providing a new model of cooperation nationwide.
And we examine our efforts to save salmon—teetering on the brink of extinction. There is no time to waste. We must act today to keep these fish and the people who rely on them thriving.
To succeed, we need all hands involved. We need you and your support if we are to win this race.
The iconic salmon is facing its greatest threats ever, unless we take action to save them.
Floods threaten cities across the United States, endangering lives and destroying wildlife habitat.
Marie Chandoha has had a passion for nature since childhood. She's a leader in conservation and serves as a member of the Conservancy's California Board of Trustees.
Humboldt Redwoods State Park is one of more than 270 state parks in California. With so many parks to choose from, the great outdoors is incredibly accessible.
Thanks to all who participated in the sweepstakes to win a trip to Santa Cruz Island! The winner had a fabulous time.