March Update

Last week MBSTP staff, volunteers, and partners spawned the final females for the 2016 Scott Creek Coho Salmon spawning season. This season approximately 91,120 eggs from 50 captive brood-stock females were fertilized and placed in the incubator. The egg count is up...

Season Update

Now the Season begins. As we humans put our holidays behind us, the fish are coming home to spawn! Here is the business end, updating our work to protect Steelhead & Coho. Our staff, volunteers, and science contractor Stillwater are all working hard on a first...

Newsletter: Fall 2015

A New Plan OAA Fisheries is coordinating the final stages of a “Multi-species Recovery Plan” for the salmonids of the California Central Coast. The plan will provide a roadmap for increasing salmonid population sizes. It has been reported to us that the plan includes...

Hatchery Managers Assist Fish by Copying Nature

By Samantha Clark, Santa Cruz Sentinel California’s four years of drought have left coho salmon on the brink of extinction, but the small hatchery near Scott Creek south of San Francisco offers hope for the endangered species. Scientists there at the Kingfisher Flat...
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