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By Meghan Walla-Murphy

The Russian River tells a wealthy tale of Sonoma County, either traditionally and ecologically. for so long as may be remembered, there was an intimate courting among the folk of the Russian River and the fish, particularly the salmon and the steelhead. This story of fishing starts off with the Pomo people’s communal fishing forays, winds via Russian exploration and early American cost, and lands within the current time. For millennia, fishing has been a cultural cornerstone at the Russian River. regrettably, this as soon as full of life and efficient salmonid fishery is death. Overfishing, gravel mining, elevated sedimentation from logging and agriculture, dams, and overdevelopment alongside the riverbanks and tributaries have all triggered a decline in salmonid numbers. fortunately, via collaborative efforts of neighborhood citizens, nonprofit firms, ranchers, farmers, and govt companies, fish populations are rebounding.

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