Commentary: New Approach Needed to Protect Health of California’s Rivers Ted Grantham, Jeffrey Mount September 14 2020 In the face of the changing climate, biodiversity loss, and continuing conflict over water, California urgently needs to rethink how it manages water for the environment. Restoring seasonal flows to rivers can help.
Video: Making the Most of Water for the Environment Lori Pottinger September 8 2020 Ted Grantham—the first PPIC CalTrout Ecosystem Fellow and a cooperative extension specialist at UC Berkeley—and a panel of experts discuss a new approach to river management that would restore seasonal components of river flow to sustain ecosystem health.
California’s Wild and Scenic Rivers Act Hampers Shasta Reservoir Project Brian Gray, Jeffrey Mount January 6 2020 A proposal to raise Shasta Dam to increase storage capacity is unlikely to go forward, given the protected status of a tributary that the project would inundate.
The Russian River: Managing at the Watershed Level Gokce Sencan September 10 2019 Water managers across the state face new and more extreme conditions as the climate warms. We talked to Grant Davis of Sonoma Water about his agency’s comprehensive approach to these challenges.
Preparing California’s Rivers for a Changing Climate Lori Pottinger August 19 2019 We talked to UC Berkeley river scientist Ted Grantham about the state of the state’s rivers, and how to help them adapt to a changing climate.