The Future of Hydropower

Dams have a notorious reputation; there’s a long history of environmental damage caused by dams, from blocking migrating fish to withdrawing access to Indigenous people. Yet, dams do boost some positive impact from the electricity they generate; this is energy free of...
Racism and the Land: A Timeline

Racism and the Land: A Timeline

4 minute read Ahwahneechee People living in the Yosemite Valley were forcefully removed from their land to pave the way for the creation of what would become Yosemite National Park. The 1851 atrocity is part of a long history of racism in the outdoors against Black,...
Transforming an Ecosystem

Transforming an Ecosystem

In the mountains of coastal Orange County, within Cleveland National Forest, a five-year project is underway to remove 81 small-sized dams across four streams. California Trout is leading an important role in this large, multi-partner and multi-level project, which...