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  • Federal, state and local officials carrying out a counter-terrorism drill in Northern California Wednesday played out a scenario in which local marijuana growers set off bombs and took over the Shasta Dam, the nation's second largest, to free an imprisoned comrade.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points [147] -- Democrats Fighting The Good Fight

  • The Winnemem Wintu tribe lost 90% of its land to the construction of Shasta Dam.

    Institutional racism is still with us

  • He was eager to do his bit for homeland security by helping protect the Shasta Dam or Golden Gate Bridge.


  • Some natural mixing occurred between coastal rainbow trout and northern Sacramento redband trout wherever the ranges of coastal rainbow steelhead overlapped with redband trout, such as the upper Sacramento, McCloud, and Pit Rivers before Shasta Dam blocked steelhead and salmon runs in 1940.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Only in this environment did bull trout find a postglacial refuge in the Sacramento basin, where they persisted until human intervention—in the form of Shasta Dam and nonnative trout introductions—eliminated them about 30 years ago.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • However, those bull trout rapidly declined in the 1940s after Shasta Dam blocked access to large runs of anadromous Chinook salmon and steelhead, and bull trout were extinct there by the 1970s.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Their evolution would have consisted of contact and some hybridization with coastal steelhead prior to the building of Shasta Dam.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The news is good, reports Tami Corn of the Bureau of Reclamation at Shasta Dam:

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  • Nature has been stirring the pot with a procession of warm, wet storms: 42 inches of rain in the Santa Cruz Mountains, 33 inches at Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, and in the north state, 45 inches at Shasta Dam.

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  • In 1960: Redding won its 15-year fight to get low-cost power from Shasta Dam when the U.S.

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