The Fight for an Invisible Fish

Allow me to introduce you to fish you’ve likely never seen in the wild. The Clear Lake hitch, the California salmon, the Pacific lamprey, the Owens Lake pupfish, the surf fish. These fish, ranging from tiny minnows to toothy eels to historical behemoths providing nitrogen fertilizer to forests hundreds of kilometers from waterways where the […]

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Wildfires affect California tribes in myriad ways: some more visible than others

In my most recent article for PBS Southern California, KCET News, “California tribes support each other and seek inclusion in State wildfire response,” I relate how different tribes across Northern and Southern California address ongoing wildfire emergencies that impact tribal members living on tribal trust lands (reservations and rancherias). Flames were racing towards the Big […]

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