Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead

Reader Input: Boutique conservation efforts lose sight

Mr. (Jack) Sanchez writes as a spokesperson for the inappropriately named SARSAS (Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead) which claims it will “save” the Auburn salmon ...

Reader Input: Baby salmon swarm in ravine

Last week, citizen scientists from the Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead organization (SARSAS) were thrilled when they observed approximately 1,000 young salmon in Auburn Rav ...

Field trip a step forward in salmon habitat efforts

“Forward momentum” is the only way to aptly describe a Friday morning’s salmon-centered group field trip along portions of the Auburn Ravine. The waterway has lo ...

Another View: Salmon migration blocked by Hemphill Dam

Many individuals and agencies have worked diligently to get salmon 22 miles up Auburn Ravine to the current blockage at Hemphill Dam a few miles east of Lincoln.   NOAA (N ...

Volunteer groups clear the way for salmon

Auburn area restoration crews were clearing streams to make way for fish populations Wednesday morning as part of ongoing habitat restoration projects. Conservation crews focused ...

Reader Input: Restore the Auburn Ravine Trail Plan

I appreciated the article by Al Albertazzi about walking along Auburn Ravine (“A time-honored walk along Auburn Ravine,” Journal, Feb. 19). That is the same area I fr ...

SARSAS IT volunteer needed

Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead (SARSAS) is an all-volunteer 501 C 3 nonprofit, public benefit corporation. SARSAS is seeking a volunteer to set up a website and manage it. ...

Auburn man’s simple solution means more water for Auburn Ravine salmon

AUBURN CA - An Auburn man’s simple solution is helping give a Placer County tributary of the Sacramento River more water to help salmon and steelhead flows. Robert Hane, who ...

Salmon moving Auburn’s way

Millions have been spent on the Delta with little progress on helping salmon. Collaboration is non-existent with water users influencing agencies to the detriment of salmon. Save ...

‘Fish could be abundant’ in the Auburn Ravine

Salmon and steelhead could one day be plentiful in the Auburn Ravine if one local nonprofit organization is successful. Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead — or SARSAS — l ...

Wild storm blows out bridge pipe

Sunday’s storm turned the North Ravine Creek into a torrent, blowing out a 100-foot-long diversion pipe at the Wise Road bridge construction project. The creek, swollen by heavy ...

Ott holds key to ravine restoration

Ron Ott may soon hold the key to the Auburn Ravine restoration in his hands. After months of tireless research, Ott is creating a unique book on the Auburn Ravine which lists ever ...

Auburn Ravine restoration ramped up

A once pristine waterway supporting an abundance of wildlife, Auburn Ravine has seen much of its indigenous fauna disappear. The degradation of the wild salmon population has giv ...

Restoration efforts spawn beaver vs. salmon questions

Spawning chinook salmon will be swimming their way up Auburn Ravine Creek to Downtown Auburn by the fall of 2012. That is if the funding comes through to make their journey easier ...

Inside the Fishbowl: E-mails, letters, and phone calls

One of the things an editor does is respond to many e-mails letters and phone calls. I try and get to the point quickly and make sure every request is followed up on. We get a lot ...