California's Alameda Creek To Get Steelhead Money

$240,000 is going toward more study of Alameda Creek’s water flow and fish habitat, in hope that one day the classic river may return to being prime breeding water for steelhead. “According to [Jeff] Miller, Alameda Creek, the largest tributary of San Francisco Bay, may be the best place for Bay Area steelhead to live. In the 1950s urban growth in the East Bay ‘adversely altered the creek’s hydrology to such a degree that salmon runs disappeared and steelhead dwindled to unsustainably low numbers,’ according to the Alameda Creek Alliance.” In the Mercury News.

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