Just today it was announced—even further decline and extinction of salmon is expected on Western waters. We cannot let any of this happen anymore.
We need to get all of this trash out of the river immediately. This is seriously trashing and polluting critical habitat for threatened Steelhead and endangered Coho Salmon.
I don’t care where this stuff goes. Just keep it all 100 feet away from the river.
This is the worst I’ve ever seen the San Lorenzo, and at a time when the Steelhead and Coho (if there are any) and all the other species that live there need our help.
And please help me get to who is responsible for tilling the river bed like this. All of this sandy silt will end up in the estuary and contributes to a totally unnatural and terrific amount of build up in the lower section of the river and river mouth.
We need to get everyone involved and get this off the river. Before it rains. Spread the word—I’m willing to help do the work.
Somebody get us in front of the Federal Judge (Susan van Keulen) so we can remind her this is the destruction of critical habitat and hazardous materials that will end up in a National Marine Sanctuary.
Tom Hogye | President, Santa Cruz Fly Fishermen
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