The CSPA Weekly Email Newsletter                            March 20, 2009

AB 1253 -- Here's the right URL for letter writing!  ... Oophs!

First! Here's the correct URL for the CSPA Advisory 3-18-09, AB 1253 letter writing!
http://www.calsport.org/cspa3-18-09a.htm      Sorry, even great minds need sleep!

And while we're at it here's the rest of the week's news on the striper issue!

March 19-CSPA Action Alert 3-18-09: Legislation to Eradicate Striped Bass Fisheries Introduced! We need your letters and support!

March 15-CSPA to be featured on KPIX Six O'clock News on Monday regarding the bill to delist the striped bass as a California game fish

If only salmon were words we'd have millions of them!
March 19-Sacramento River's chinook face double whammy from the San Francisco Chronicle

March 18-Appeals Court Upholds NOAA's Hatchery vs. Wild ESA Salmon Listing Policies

March 17-NOAA's salmon policy upheld: Court affirms use of hatchery fish to bolster wild runs from the Seattle Post Intelligencer

March 17-Nature Conservancy land buy to help revive coho from the San Francisco Chronicle

March 16-Where are the salmon solutions? from the San Francisco Chronicle

March 13-Ban on commercial fishing of chinook extended from the San Francisco Chronicle
EBMUD's plans to enlarge Pardee Dam... Lots of objections!

March 19-CSPA's Chris Shutes speaks against Pardee expansion at EBMUD Oakland meeting


March 17-Turnout overwhelming for Sutter Hill meeting regarding EBMUD's plans to expand Pardee Dam

March 16-Save the Mokelumne River from EBMUD Plan to Enlarge Pardee by Dan Bacher, editor of the FishSniffer

March 13-Pardee expansion threatens to drown more of the Mokelumne River: Tell East Bay MUD you care about the Mokelumne

CSPA getting stronger and able to do more because of you...
March 19-Delta Fly Fishers come up BIG for CSPA with $1,300 contribution

March 18-Water board delays decision on Lodi discharge permit from the Lodi News Sentinel

March 18-Video of panel sponsored by the department and the Political Science Student Associated debated controversial water issues Feb. 4 at Fresno State now available for viewing: CSPA's Mike Jackson and Bill Jennings on Panel

March 17-Three more fly fishing clubs, Granite Bay, Shasta Trinity and Tri-Valley show their support for California's fisheries by joining CSPA

March 17-Lodi could lose permit to irrigate: Move could force costly upgrade of wastewater plant from the Stockton Record

March 15-CSPA concerned about Central Valley Regional Board's selection of waters for the List of Impaired Water Bodies
More News...

Today's News

In the last week

March 19-Canal wins few converts in Delta: Peripheral waterway plan gets harsh reception in S.J. from the Stockton Record

March 18-Legislators introduce five different bonds addressing water needs from the California Farm Bureau

March 18-Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Receives $425K for Wetlands Restoration

March 18-Flexibility Bill A Win For Both Fish & Fishermen: "We Should Be Using Sound Biology &Science" Says Rep. Pallone

March 17-Tuolumne River Trust Sponsors Paddle to the Sea by Dan  Bacher, editor of the FishSniffer

March 17-Schwarzenegger Launches Green Corps As California Fisheries Collapse by Dan Bacher

March 16-New maps will ignore levees when drawing flood plain from the Chico Enterprise Record

March 15-Independent Delta Vision Task Force Reorganizes to Advance Sustainable Delta Plan: Delta Vision Foundation convenes as California faces drought and ecosystem crises

March 13-California Water Users Sue Federal Agencies: Government Actions Exacerbating Water Crisis

March 13-Tahoe-area developer fined record $2.75 million from the North County Times

March 13-Adult steelhead climbs fish ladder but turns around from the Ventura County Star

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