San Joaquin River love

San Joaquin River

Definitions

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  • n. a river in central California that rises in the Sierra Nevada and flows northwest to form a large delta with the Sacramento River

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Examples

  • (PINKSHEETS: NYMH), an innovative metals and mining company headquartered in Port Jefferson, N.Y., today announced that the United States Coast Guard has approved the raising and salvage of the M/V San Leandro and the M/V Fresno in the San Joaquin River, which is located approximately 2 miles from NYMET's port facility.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Central California's San Joaquin River was another such example, but in this case there's a happy ending in the works: a major effort is underway to restore the river and its once-prized salmon runs.

    Sold Down the River; Fishers Fight for Healthy Rivers

  • The Stevenson Creek Test Dam rose over a quiet tributary of the San Joaquin River about fifty miles from Fresno.

    Colossus

  • Senate last month authorizes the federal Bureau of Reclamation to fund, design and construct groundwater banks and water recycling projects in California in conjunction with local governments and to restore flows and fish to the San Joaquin River.

    Doug Obegi: California's Water Problems Weren't Caused By a Fish: We Need a 21st Century Water Policy for Fish and People

  • Meanwhile, in an effort to resurrect California's second largest river system, theFedswill soon begin releasing more water out of the Friant Dam into the parched San Joaquin River and its dying delta.

    Lori Pottinger: Dammed Crazy: What Do California's Water Woes Teach Us?

  • Also, in a landmark case in defense of salmon environmentalists have won a fight in California mandating the rehabilitation of the San Joaquin River to the salmon producing stream that it was over sixty years ago, before they dammed it for irrigation water.

    A Fish Story

  • The southern part of the San Joaquin Valley drains to basins and does not reach the San Joaquin River.

    Great Valley (Bailey)

  • Many slow moving rivers flow to the delta east of San Francisco Bay via the Sacramento and San Joaquin River systems.

    Great Valley (Bailey)

  • Darin McQuoid Ben Stookesberry, above on the North Fork of the San Joaquin River in California, has bagged 51 first descents in 11 countries.

    Kayaking Goes Over the Edge

  • Flocks of waterfowl nested there; tule elk and antelope grazed there; even grizzlies came down to drink at the San Joaquin River.

    Al Meyerhoff: For the Birds

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