The streams identified for the WAP effort are primarily coastal streams where the survival of salmon and steelhead (together referred to as salmonids) are of particular concern. Of the 22 distinct groups of anadromous salmon and steelhead in California, 13 (59%) are in danger of extinction and are in need of enhanced protection.
The Ventura River provides an opportunity to advance state water management policy by integrating groundwater and surface water management for the first time. On March 28, 2016, a team representing the State and Regional Water Resources Control Board and California Department of Fish and Wildlife toured the watershed.
|Instream flow team at Robles Diversion fish passage|
More info: State Water Resources Control Board
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
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