Damage from a trespass grow.Photo: Scott Bauer/CDFW for habitat restoration projects within California’s Northern Coastal watersheds most impacted by unregulated cannabis cultivation.
Regulations went into effect as of May 26, 2017 to close a 5.5 mile stretch of the Sacramento River to all fishing, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced. An emergency regulation had expired on Mar. 30, 2017, but was made permanent upon adoption of the Fish and Game Commission and filing with the Secretary of State.
The study confirmed that diminished stream flow from water-intensive activity is likely to have lethal impacts on state and federally listed salmon and steelhead trout as well as cause further decline of sensitive amphibian species