Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:
For 24-hour Air Quality Information, call the NCUAQMD’s hotline toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the website at www.ncuaqmd.org.:
Stakeholders discuss health issues facing Klamath Salmon
FORTUNA- Stakeholders were educated on the most recent information regarding Klamath River fish health. Scientists, government employees, university professors, tribes and private companys all attended the meeting hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Oregon State University.
The fish health workshop has been held over the past 10 years to help educate and discuss the issues impacting salmon in the Klamath Basin. The Klamath River Fish Habitat Assessment Program has ranked the fish's health as their highest priority.
Over the past decade fish's health has been impacted. Scientists say juvenile Salmon have become increasingly exposed to disease, which has caused high levels of death.