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Thank you to the Yurok Tribe and supporters for going to San Francisco to fight for water to stop juvenile fish kills.

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Thu 5:00 PM PDTPanamnik Building, 38150 Highway 96, Orleans, CA
Mouth of the Klamath. Photo: California Coastal Records Project###PREVIOUSLY:Hoopa Valley Tribe, Allies Win Big Legal Fight For Salmon-Saving Klamath River Flows###The decades-lo
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Yurok Tribe

Attention Yurok Fishers: Here is a copy of the 2018 Spring In-Season Adjustment.

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Lomakatsi Restoration Project

Attention Tribal Youth.
Summer employment and vocational training opportunity.

Make a difference this summer: Put on your boots and learn ecological forestry sk...ills!

Are you a young person looking to build your employable skills?
Excited about making the world a better place?
Interested in natural resources, ecology, or forestry?
Want to earn some extra cash working outside?

If you answered "YES" to any of these, you are invited to apply to the Tribal Youth Ecological Forestry Training Program!

The Klamath Tribes' Natural Resources and Education and Employment Departments have partnered with Lomakatsi Restoration Project, to facilitate the Tribal Youth Ecological Forestry Training Program. Selected young adults aged 18-24 will gain valuable workforce experience through hands-on training in technical forestry, working with professional staff from the Klamath Tribes' Natural Resources Department and Lomakatsi Restoration Project, as part of a large-scale forest restoration stewardship initiative on the Klamath Reservation Forest. The program runs from June 11 through July 20 and most work is performed in the field with some classroom instruction time.

Visit lomakatsi.org/tyeftp/ to apply or find out more!
The Official Klamath Tribes Page., U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Forest Service - Fremont-Winema National Forest

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The judge referenced will decide whether to overturn a decision to release water to keep the juvenile salmon from dying. The upper Basin farmers guys got water through the drought while others (even Westlands) were restricted. Over 90% of the juvenile salmon died three years in a row in the Klamath due to the fact they did not face a lower water allocation.

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The Klamath Basin may have another water shut off like we did in 2001. On April 11th a judge in San Francisco will will make a ruling that will determine if any... water can be released to irrigate the Klamath basin. If no water can be released over 200,000 Acres known as the Klamath project as well as Ranches above Klamath will be without water. Farmers plan to be present at the courthouse in San Francisco on April 11th when the judge makes its ruling. We are asking that everyone please spread the word. Anyone in the basin willing to carpool or ride the bus down is being asked to call the Klamath Water Users for details on where buses will leave from as well as the time and location of the hearing. Contact Klamath Water Users at 541-883-6100. This is the future of agriculture and water rights for farms we are fighting for. Please post on your wall or forward

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Priscella Kinney to Weitchpec/Down River Community

Community Meeting in Hoopa on April 5th starting at 6PM, will be discussing the LNG project on the Klamath River and potential dam development on the Trinity River. Come on by!

From the Sacramento Bee: “In an unexpected reversal, a powerful Southern California water agency on Monday scrapped its plan to pay for a majority share of the controversial Delta tunnels project, leaving the troubled proposal billions of dollars short of the funding needed. The decision by the Me...
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Thu 6:00 PM PDTStraight Arrow Cafe, Hoopa CA
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California Kitchen

FREE Community Lunch

California Kitchen will be setting up downtown Hoopa at 12:30 Today and will be serving:

Chili beans with rice...
Cornbread
Blackberry cobbler

Free for all come and eat, we’ll be serving until we run out.

We are asking all to come and eat and build community with us. Bring the hungry, bring the wealthy, bring the lonely, bring your neighbor, or just show up yourself.

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More than a dozen protesters who clambered into holes dug for a high pressure gas pipeline said they had been found not responsible by a judge after hearing them argue their actions to try and stop climate change were a legal “necessity”.
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These flows are ordered by a judge because the BOR and NOAA let over 90% of the juvenile fish die during the drought. Now they want to scale back flows and drain the refuges rather then scale back farmer's water use again.

In an attempt to meet the needs of Klamath Basin irrigators and endangered fish species in the basin in a time of drought, a federal agency is proposing to reduce the amount of dam water releases to the Klamath River that are meant to protect threaten
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The Department of Interior is recommending spending $33.3 million under the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, which was signed into law in December 2016. The biggest piece of that would be $20 million for design and pre-construction work on raising Shasta Dam 18 feet. However the...
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Money for new dams and the Shasta dam raise are in the budget bill.

"This budget provides funding for the Trump Administration to implement the WIIN Act—bipartisan water infrastructure legislation that was signed by President Obama. Specifically, it fully funds the Administration’s request for four California water projects—including $20 million for design and pre-construction work to enlarge Shasta Dam, a project originally authorized in 1980. This enlargement would provide ...an additional 634,000 acre-feet of water that can be used for our communities and the environment, including for additional cold water storage to help migrating salmon. Also included is $5.8 million to complete the longstanding pending studies for the proposed Sites and Temperance Flat reservoirs, which would create over 3 million acre-feet of new storage in California, along with $2.2 million to begin to address subsidence on the Friant-Kern Canal, which serves the east side of the Central Valley."

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This budget gets California’s water future moving in the right direction.
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As California’s lakes and reservoirs brace for potentially massive amounts of rainfall, debates rage in Congress over the expansion of one of the largest dams in the Golden State.
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