Urban Stormwater Poisons Salmon – Fix is at Hand

A recent study reported in the Journal of Applied Ecology notes that stormwater runoff from urban roadways is extremely toxic for coho salmon, and can kill adult fish in just two and a half hours. Scientists have been quick to point out that a fix is simple.  Julann Spromberg, a…

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Wildfire and Water: Post-Fire Assessments Provide Quick Answers

An epic season of wildfire across the west has left a wide path of destruction and damage. Although many of the fires are out, the damage is still ongoing. When wildfires burn an area, the exposed land that has lost most of its vegetation is very susceptible to soil loss.…

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