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The Sacramento River is home to the Chinook salmon, which have been dying in the heat waves as a result of the drought. Photo credit: Austin Herbaugh

Salmon population in the Sacramento River nearly wiped out by warm water

Austin Herbaugh // September 12, 2015

The water in the Sacramento River was noticeably cooler this past Labor Day weekend. Even though it was only a few degrees colder than last year, it can mean life or death for the salmon population.Last...

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