By Meghan Walla-Murphy

ISBN-10: 1467132381

ISBN-13: 9781467132381

The Russian River tells a wealthy tale of Sonoma County, either traditionally and ecologically. for so long as will be remembered, there was an intimate dating among the folk of the Russian River and the fish, in particular the salmon and the steelhead. This story of fishing starts off with the Pomo people’s communal fishing forays, winds via Russian exploration and early American payment, and lands within the current time. For millennia, fishing has been a cultural cornerstone at the Russian River. regrettably, this as soon as vigorous and efficient salmonid fishery is loss of life. Overfishing, gravel mining, elevated sedimentation from logging and agriculture, dams, and overdevelopment alongside the riverbanks and tributaries have all triggered a decline in salmonid numbers. fortunately, via collaborative efforts of neighborhood citizens, nonprofit businesses, ranchers, farmers, and govt enterprises, fish populations are rebounding.

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