Eel River Recovery Project

Lots of information about salmon in the Eel River. Links to YouTube videos




Check out KRIS

Information about northcoast salmon, rivers and watersheds in the form of maps, data tables, charts, photographs and scientific papers.

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On-line Resources

So much information! Here are my best picks. You must be connected to the internet to access these resources.

All About Fish (not just salmonids)

FishBase: A Global Information System on Fishes

Woods Hole Science Aquarium - Frequently Asked Questions

NOAA  Fish Facts, including salmon
National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Science Center

Monterey Bay Aquarium Podcast, Videos & Web Cams

The Marine Detective From British Columbia Good stuff!

Fish Status and Recovery Efforts

NOAA Marine/Anadromous Fish Species Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

NMFS - Recovery of Salmon & Steelhead in California and Southern Oregon

Recovery Plan for Central California Coho

U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife- Fish Species of Special Concern

USFWS Endangered Species profiles

On California's Coast, Farewell to the King Salmon, Smithsonian Magazine, October 2008

US Fish and Wildlife Service - Salmon of the West

State of the Salmon
links to conference presentations and ODFW Recovery Tracking

Information for Teachers - Office of Protected Resources - NOAA Fisheries

Current Issues: White papers from Fish & Game Commission

More Lesson Plans, etc.

CDFW Project WILD - California Wildlife-based conservation and environmental education program that fosters responsible actions toward wildlife and related natural resources

American Indians - First People of America and Canada (includes legends about salmon)

Stream to Sea  British Columbia's educational program, including Salmonids in the Classroom curriculum

Salmonids:  In Troubled Waters - lesson/info on wild and farmed fish. Includes interactive game.

Posters from Environmental Protection Agency

USGS Water Education Posters

USGS Real-Time Water Data for California Get real-time information about flows in the Russian and other rivers.

US Fish and Wildlife Service Let's Go Outside
Why Take Your Students Outside? Simply put…because it can improve both classroom learning and classroom behavior.

List of Salmon related videos

Aquatic Insects

Bio Assessment Lab- Aquatic Insect Digital Reference Collection

Hints to identifying stream macro invertebrates Pacific Streamkeepers Federation

BMI Portal interactive / comes from  Potomac Highlands watershed school


Videos about fly tying, from the Mission Peak Fly Anglers

Video of fly fishing in beautiful settings by Mikey Wier. Promotional piece for CA Trout Unlimited. Approximately 9 minutes long.


California Coastal Commission Public Education Program

NOAA Ocean Service Education -resources for teachers and students, includes lesson plans, interactive games and more - all about oceans and estuaries

Monterey Bay Aquarium posters with activities


CDFW Fish Bulletins 1913-Present - full versions
The California Department of Fish and Game's Fish Bulletin is a core resource for the study of fish and fisheries in California.

CDFW Document Library 
The CDFW Document Library is an online repository of thousands of documents pertinent to the department and its customers

Streamnet Library
The StreamNet Library houses a large collection of natural resource related books, journals, reports, electronic media and other publications, and is one of the largest libraries of fish and wildlife material related to the Columbia Basin and the greater Pacific Northwest.

NOAA Central Library
The NOAA Central Library, located in Silver Spring, Maryland, and its libraries at the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (Miami), National Hurricane Center/Tropical Prediction Center (Miami), Western Regional Center (Seattle), and College Park (Maryland), provide information and research support to NOAA staff and the public.

Organizations & Miscellaneous Links

Friends of Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery

Historic Mount Whitney Fish Hatchery

Inyo County: The Other Side of California

Aquabonita Flyfishers

Redwood Empire TU

Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation

Friends of the Mark West Watershed

Eel River Recovery Project


Salmonid Restoration Federation

Adopt a Stream Foundation