Healthy Watersheds, Healthy Salmon
San Francisco Bay: The Freshwater-Starved Estuary (The Bay Institute 2016)
Wetter or Not: Actions to Ease the Current Drought and Prepare for the Next (NRDC, PCFFA, et. al 2014). For a summary of this report, click here.
The Sacramento Index (NMFS 2013). Describes the contribution of Sacramento River Chinook to ocean salmon fisheries.
Historical and Present Distribution of Chinook Salmon in the Central Valley Drainage of California (Yoshiyama, et. al 1996)
California Water Rights and Operations
A Responsible San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary Water Exports Plan (Environmental Water Caucus 2013)
Water Footprint of Crops (Hess, et. al, 2011). Describes the water needed to produce crops commonly grown in California’s Central Valley. See this 8 April 2015 Business Insider article for an interpretation of the scientific results.
NMFS Policy Guidance on Fishery Disaster Declarations (adopted March 2014)
Saltonstall-Kennedy Fund Reform
Essential Fish Habitat
EFH Regulatory Guidelines (NMFS, 50 CFR 600.805)
Drought and Equity in California (Pacific Institute, 2017) Discusses the impact of California’s drought on the salmon fishery and fishing communities. PCFFA served on the advisory board for this report.
State of the U.S. Ocean and Coastal Economies – Update 2016 (National Ocean Economic Program, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey 2016)
Estimate of Salmon Fishery Economic Impacts on California (Southwick & Associates 2012)