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Klamath Update: The fight for every drop of water

by JEFFREY A. VOLBERG, DIRECTOR OF WATER LAW AND POLICY (Originally published in the Winter 2020 is...
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Opening weekend mallard harvest down at key CA refuges

One of the (many) reasons California Waterfowl is concerned about the plight of the Lower Klamath N...
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Lower Klamath NWR: final botulism tally, dismal live bird counts

Given how little water the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge got this summer (more about why b...

Bureau of Reclamation announces 5,400 acre feet for Klamath refuges

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced today that it is sending another 5,400 acre feet of water to the Tule Lake and Lower Klamath national wildlife refuges in an attempt to help address the horrific avian botulism outbreak.

Video: This is what botulism response looks like

CWA would like to thank Waterfowl Programs Supervisor Caroline Brady (shown in this video), the staff of the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Bird Ally X (water bird rehabbers) and others ...
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This dead mallard shows why Klamath matters to the entire state

If you'd like to understand why water supply problems in the Klamath Basin are a problem for ALL Cal...
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California Waterfowl creates task force to fight for water-starved Lower Klamath NWR

August 11, 2020—California Waterfowl has combined forces with key volunteers to create a Lower Klamath Refuge Task Force...
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Botulism Outbreak at Klamath

According to USFWS staff, a current botulism outbreak at the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge...

Water arrives - San Francisco Chronicle article

The San Francisco Chronicle featured a story today by Tom Stienstra about the recent water delivery to the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

'The kidney of the Basin' - Herald and News

How the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge got to the sorry state it's in, and how it's affecting not only the migratory birds that depend on the refuge, but also downstream water quality.
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Water is now flowing to LKNWR

Water is flowing into the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge today, thanks to the efforts of Cal...
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CWA meets with Interior Secretary about Lower Klamath

California Waterfowl and Klamath Basin farmers met yesterday with U.S. Secretary of Interior David...
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Lower Klamath loses its only promised water for the year

When the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced last month that farmers would be getting their full al...

Bureau of Reclamation restores promised water supply

A little bit of good news for the Klamath Basin today out of the Bureau of Reclamation: The Bureau now plans to deliver the promised 140,000 acre feet to the Klamath Project.
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WATER: Lower Klamath Refuge left high and dry

BY JEFFREY A. VOLBERG, DIRECTOR OF WATER LAW AND POLICY (Originally published in the Summer 2020 is...

Klamath Project expected to shut off water by July - bad news for the refuge

The Herald and News reported that the Klamath Project is likely to run out of water for farmers by July.
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CWA asks feds to study impact of water plan on Lower Klamath NWR

California Waterfowl, joined by four other waterfowl organizations, asked the Bureau of Reclamation...

Water users association warns of anticipated shortfalls

The Klamath Water Users Association issued an alert to members warning that 2020 will likely be the second worst year of water deliveries in four decades.
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New settlement will restrict water available to the Lower Klamath NWR

A new settlement will reduce water available to the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge. But it a...
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Advocacy: The latest on Lower Klamath and groundwater regulation

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LKNWR UPDATE: Legal filing details devastating effects of withholding water

California Waterfowl filed papers this month in U.S. District Court detailing the devastating impac...
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Lower Klamath NWR update – Dec. 4, 2019

Biological opinions to be re-done November bird counts up LaMalfa outlines position to CWA board...