Despite Rain, Coho Salmon Still Struggling

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 (Dan Brekke/KQED)

State fisheries biologists recently reported some disturbing news: the coho salmon that typically spawn near Muir Woods had vanished. Recent rainstorms may be helping the endangered salmon, but habitat degradation and the persistent drought are taking a major toll. We'll discuss the plight of coho salmon in the Bay Area.


Doug Karpa, legal program director for the Turtle Island Restoration Network, involved in the Salmon Protection Watershed Network (SPAWN), which does restoration work at the Lagunitas Creek

Gordon Becker, senior scientist at the Center for Ecosystem Management and Restoration