What Will It Take To Save Coho?
[From Greg King.]
Earlier this month the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released its long awaited draft Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC) Coho Recovery Plan. Though we’ve hardly had a chance to penetrate the 1,400-page document, the first meeting is coming right up:
January 31 – Humboldt Area Foundation 5-8:30 p.m. 373 Indianola Rd. (between Arcata and Eureka). We have asked NMFS to hold future meetings in Arcata or Eureka proper.
For a list of the four additional North Coast meetings, plus a brief analysis of the Coho Recovery Plan and links to the plan itself, see here.
Siskiyou Land Conservancy had significant input in the creation of the Smith River section of the Recovery Plan. The Smith River is the healthiest large watershed in the entire “SONCC” area, yet even here Coho salmon are on the brink of extinction. Add your voice. Let’s not lose this iconic and beautiful symbol of a wild North Coast.