steelhead

CHORRO CREEK ECOLOGICAL RESERVE: FLOODPLAIN RESTORATION PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION

A steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) was captured from the Chorro Creek sub-watershed and measured before safely being released back into the water.

Field Updates December 2021: Water Quality Monitoring and Local Steelhead Populations

Field Updates February 2021: Post-Storm Monitoring

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Continuous Water Temperature Monitoring in Our Creeks

Two volunteers wear waders and dark red plaid shirts. The one on the left holds an algae-covered rock that is about 12 inches long. The volunteer on the right uses a red ruler to measure the width of the rock. The data that they collect will be used to calculate the overall bioassessment survey results for the year.

Bioassessment Survey Results 2019: Tracking the Health of Local Creeks

Sacramento pikeminnow are a non-native voracious predator found in Chorro Creek. This pikeminnow is an adult that is about 20 inches long.

Chorro Creek: home to steelhead and voracious non-native pikeminnow

No, that’s not a grass skirt. That is 25 eelgrass rhizomes tied onto rebar, ready to be planted.

Field Updates March 2018: Eelgrass Transplanting and Sediment Sampling

State of the Bay 2017: Habitat Protection, Steelhead, and Birds

The steelhead trout eggs were transported to us in protective netting.

Look Who’s Swimming in the Estuary Program Nature Center…Trout!

Clean Water, Great Life: Creek Water Quality Update