Field Sites Selection

Event Date:  October 30, 2018

Purpose:  For the core project team to visit candidate project sites and make a final section. Here are photos from the Conaway Ranch site that was ultimately selected for the 2018-19 pilot-scale project.

 


 

Pictures of the actual rice field on the Conaway Ranch that has been selected for the 2018-19 “Bench Scale” Project using approximately 30,000 salmon.

 


 

Visiting the fish-friendly drain

Special field drainage structure that will facilitate volitional passage for the salmon out of the rice field after they have grown larger in the rice fields and are a ready to make their journey towards the Sacramento River.

 


 

Visiting Tule Canal

Once the fish exit the rice field they will enter this waterway, known as the Tule Canal, for their final passage to the Sacramento River.

Photo of the project team visiting the Tule Canal. This is where the salmon will end up shortly after exiting the rice fields for their final passage to the Sacramento River.

Photo of the project team visiting the Tule Canal. This is where the salmon will end up shortly after exiting the rice fields for their final passage to the Sacramento River.

 


 

Here is a short video showing the stretch of the Tule Canal where the salmon will enter this waterway.