KBMP Vision

The Klamath Basin Monitoring Program facilitates the coordination and implementation of water quality monitoring in support of the stewardship, protection, and restoration of all beneficial uses within the Klamath River watershed, with the ultimate goal of restoring water quality. Learn More

KBMP Mtg. Countdown

remaining until the KBMP Spring Meeting

Meeting Details

Blue-Green Algae Map

BGA Tracker-

No reaches of the Klamath Basin are currently posted

Fish Health

 Readiness Level

 Green fish

All Rivers- Green
Learn more about fish health and KFHAT

River Restoration Northwest Symposium- February 7th-9th

January 10th- Three days of talks, including a session on the Klamath! Registration here for this symposium at Skamania Lodge in Washington.

CA's Citizen Scientist 2017 Calendar Released

January 10, 2017- State Water Resources Control Board releases their annual Citizen Scientist Calendar of events, activities, and other great links. 

Bird and Vegetation Monitoring Report Card for Trinity River

January 10, 2017- The Klamath Bird Observatory and Trinity River Restoration Program summarized restoration progress using this unique and easy to understand report card.

Using New Technology to Pinpoint Water Contamination Sources

December 29, 2016- New DNA-based technique determines source of bacterial contamination.  

PNW to Roll Out Columbia Basin Salmonid Mapping Tool

December 29, 2016- Innovative online mapping software will track salmonid populations. Press Release and Map

The Open and Transparent Water Data Act

December 29, 2016- Future CA water funding will require data sharing, transparency, documentation, and quality control.

Salmonid Restoration Federation Announces 35th Conference

December 21, 2016- "Restoring Watersheds and Rebuilding Salmon Runs" at the March 29-April 1, 2017 conference.

Project Maps Aquatic DNA Across the West

12/20/16- A USFS team examines water samples for environmental DNA to identify what aquatic species lives upstream

EPA Releases Draft Recreational HAB Toxin Criteria

December 14, 2016- Links to EPA website here for proposed notice, fact sheet, and draft criteria to protect human health.

Spring KBMP Meeting on March 15th-16th in Klamath, CA

December 9, 2016- The Yurok Tribe will be hosting the 20th KBMP General Meeting. More info here.

Scientists Working on 1st Major Map of All Aquatic Species in Western US

November 28, 2016- Collection of Environmental DNA samples would provide unprescedented view into biodiversity.

KBMP Fall 2016 Meeting Presentations Available

November 22, 2016- Presentations from the recent, and previous meetings, can be reviewed here

Will Klamath River Salmon Thrive Again After Dams are Gone?

November 22, 2016- Dam removal is only one part of restoring a river and its inhabitants. 

Dam Removal Case Studies

October 20th, 2016- Six dam removal case studies on the fiscal, economic, environmental, and social benefits of dam removal.

USBR Releases Draft EIR on Long-Term Plan to Protect Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River

October 14, 2016- Open house and public hearing scheduled. Comments due on draft EIR by Dec 5th.

KBMP Fall Meeting Agenda Released

October 6th, 2016- Meeting in Yreka, CA on November 9th and 10th. Agenda and details. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

New Technology Helps Pinpoint Sources of Water Contamination

October 6, 2016- PhyloChip can detect presence of 60,000 species of bacteria, better than traditional sampling.

No Going Back: A CalTrout Video on Fish and Farming

September 21, 2016- A story about creating fish abundance in a working agricultural landscape. Video- 12 minutes.

Tribes, Feds Discussing Solution to Klamath River Salmon Infections

September 6, 2016- Karuk and Yurok Tribes to work with feds on flow changes to protect salmon, hold off on lawsuit.

UC Test Projects Help Scott Valley Rancher Conserve Water

September 1, 2016- To address water conflict, ranchers' center-pivot irrigation improves yields, uses less water

Scott Valley Pioneers Instream Flow and Groundwater Management

August 26, 2016- New flow and groundwater activities could set an example for balanced use in California.

Feds, Tribes React to Trinity Water Releases

August 26, 2016- Supplamental flows will extend into late September to protect fall salmon run. 

Reclamation to Release Additional Water from Trinity Reservoir

August 24, 2016- Flows will supplement Lower Klamath River. Environmental documents also released here.

Tribal Consortium Seeks Input on Upper Klamath Water Quality Improvement Plan

August 23, 2016- The Klamath Tribal Water Quality Consortium has released its non-regulatory Upper Klamath Basin Nonpoint Source Pollution Assessment and Management Program Plan for public comment. Comments due September 18, 2016.

Ich Found in Klamath River

August 19, 2016- Latest sampling by Yurok Tribe finds severely infected fish. See the latest technical memo here

California Water Quality Monitoring Council Releases Harmful Algal Bloom Portal

August 18, 2016- New website features map based reporting and cyanobacteria information. Press Release and Fact Sheet.

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