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The Fish Passage Improvement Program (FPIP), an interdisciplinary team of biologists and engineers, identifies and evaluates the potential to modify or remove structures that impede the migration of anadromous fish within the Central Valley. FPIP is an element of the CALFED Ecosystem Restoration Program, and our work would not be possible without partnerships with the CALFISH program, California Department of Fish and Game, Fish Passage Forum, local agencies & landowners, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Read more...


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The Calaveras River Fish Migration Barriers Assessment Report provides an overview of structures in the Calaveras River system which may be barriers to migrating steelhead and salmon.
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Fish Passage at Large Dams FPIP announces the release of a new report, entitled "Technologies for Passing Fish at Large Dams." Please note this is a draft document.