Klamath Basin Water Crisis
Upholding Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.
The Klamath River and its Tributaries---local solutions
Here we explore areas up the Klamath River and its Tributaries. Generations of farmers and ranchers have lived on the land. They know their soil and ecosystem from living and working with them. It is not necessarily a university-drafted model that works in Illinois that they use to form their projects to sustain the river, wildlife habitat, soil and also their community and economy. They know their resources, what works and what doesn't. Most are educated and very aware of laws and land/water/ecosystem management procedures.
irrigators down the river, please send us input on
your area---the information you would like us to
share with our viewers. This webpage is yours.
KBC News: the following has been thoroughly researched and documented by Marcia Armstrong 5/31/12:
Klamath Settlement Analysis, by Marcia Armstrong, Siskiyou County Supervisor District 5 1/18/08. "Siskiyou Countyís economy has been bled to death by reorienting management priorities from putting bread on our familyís tables to fisheries production and other species management. In case they hadnít noticed, our local economy gets very little out of reallocating resources to fisheries, spotted owls and salamanders. Where is the environmental and social justice in Siskiyou Countyís 12.3% average unemployment; massive job loss in the timber (80%) and agricultural (45%) sectors; 65% of our children in low income and 27% in poverty? Enough is enough."
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