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Project to restore American River for native fish leads to surge in salmon nests

Lilly Allen, a scientist with the Water Forum, says that the river has been compromised by the presence of the Folsom and Nimbus dams, which impede the introduction of new sediment and debris. SACRAMENTO WATER FORUM

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The American River is seeing an increase in native fish nests following a fall project carried out by federal, state and local agencies to re-establish natural spawning habitats.