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Neighbors Along the Riverbed Episode 9: New Normal

December 18, 2023

In their own words, community members share what they know about local salmon and steelhead, barriers to habitat conservation, and what they believe is needed to help preserve these species.

Neighbors Along the Riverbed title graphic

Pushing back against the idea that a “new normal” is something immovable, speakers share how being resigned to the way things are in salmon conservation is not mandatory and how they go about choosing to create something else.


  • Joe Sullivan - East Bay Regional Parks District
  • Bruce King - Friends of San Lorenzo Creek
  • Ann E. Maris - Friends of San Lorenzo Creek
  • South Coast Steelhead Coalition Workshop
  • Anonymous Speaker 1


Konsmo, Erin Marie, and Karyn Recollet. “Afterword: Meeting the Land(s) Where They're At.” Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education: Mapping the Long View, edited by Linda Tuhiwai Smith et al., Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019, pp. 241–243. 

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on December 18, 2023