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Habitat Status & Trends Monitoring

Freshwater habitat degradation and loss impacts all salmon and steelhead across the region. Many recovery actions are focused on protecting and restoring watershed processes and migration, rearing and spawning habitat areas. 

The LCFRB has identified habitat status and trends monitoring approaches for both landscape and stream scales. Today, monitoring efforts primary focus on landscape-scale conditions as they are important in understanding how land use programs affect watershed functions. The latest available information is linked below.