Oakley City Councilwoman and Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed Executive Director Diane Burgis made her way onto KCBS Radio on Monday evening to discuss the the return of salmon along Marsh Creek near Brentwood which is a sight not seen in more than 50 years.
Karen Rarey of the Contra Costa Times, first reported on this story after a YouTube video was posted by Brentwood residents John and Kathy Sierra after they were out on a walk along Marsh Creek earlier this month when they spied and filmed the first-known salmon to make it as far south as Balfour Road in more than 50 years.
In a weird coincidence, three members of Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed were cleaning the fish ladder a few days earlier which I took photographs. Here are a couple of them.
Full Article: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2012/12/25/salmon-return-to-marsh-creek-after-50-year-absence/
Audio Only: http://nyc.podcast.play.it/media/d0/d0/d1/d1/dV/dX/dO/11VXO_4.MP3