Tag: Fish Study

Volunteer opportunity: Tuesday, Nov. 22, Sepulveda Dam

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Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR)

Sepulveda Basin Fish Survey
Tuesday, Nov. 22

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

8 a.m., arrive at meeting site – The park gate on Burbank Boulevard, just west of Woodley Avenue. This is the kayak loading site and it’s roughly a quarter-mile upstream from Sepulveda Dam.

8:30 a.m., William Preston Bowling will greet everyone with liability waivers. Volunteers signed in, put on waders/sunscreen, and took the fishing gear and buckets down to the river at site 1 and Anglers bring their own gear and valid fishing license.

We are collecting fish to observe and throw back, showing all your catch to biologists once caught, they will decide what species to keep for toxicity study.

This will be the second outing of the third “Los Angeles River Fish Studies” created by FoLAR. This study is in Partnership with Stillwater Sciences and the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains.

Check out FoLAR’s past studies here:

http://folar.org/wp-content/uploads/studies/fish-study-2008.pdf

http://folar.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/2016_FoLAR_LongBeach_FishStudy.compressed.pdf

William Preston Bowling
FOLAR  (310) 428-5085

Next FoLAR citizen scientist event slated for Aug. 15

Nick Faught of Corona snagged this 8-pounder, his first carp on the fly. (Jim Burns)
Nick Faught of Corona snagged this 8-pounder, his first carp on the fly. (Jim Burns)

Happy summer all!

We are hoping to have a dinghy to help pull a small trawl net in addition to working the banks. 
Kayaks, floating fishing chairs are welcome!  Please spread the word.
Hope to see you on the river in August!
Thanks, Rosi
Rosi Dagit
RCD of the Santa Monica Mountains
540 S. Topanga Canyon Blvd
Topanga, CA 90290

Calling all Citizen Scientists!!!

We are looking for a few good people – a few means 30 – to help Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) in Partnership with the Aquarium of the Pacific, Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains & the University of California Cooperative Extension to help in the Fish Study @ Long Beach.

This event will take place at 7:30 a.m. at the Willow Street Bike Path Entrance on 25th & De Forest in Long Beach – Saturday, Aug. 15.

We are looking for anglers with their own gear and non-anglers to help assist our biologists on shore identify, weigh and measure caught species, before returning them into the river.

RSVP to wpb@folar.org

Until then…

Check out what FoLAR is doing to help curb wildlife injury from discarded fishing line along the L.A. River…

http://folar.org/fishing-line-recycling-program/

Attention Anglers – Don’t miss the SECOND ANNUAL – L.A. River Cath & Release Fishing Derby – “Off tha’ Hook” – Register now – Limited Spots Available – KIDS FREE

http://folar.org/event/off-tha-hook-fishing-event/