The small and beautiful California golden trout is a lot of fun for catch and release fly fishing | © Jacob Dyste The California golden trout is a distinctively beautiful fish that is native only in two small watersheds in the southern Sierra Neva… Read more »
Jacob works on improving watershed health in the Sierra Nevada through meadow restoration, low impact development, and other forms of project support.
Jacob joined American Rivers in 2012 through the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership. Previously he has worked restoring fish habitat in Oregon with the US Forest Service and the Long Tom Watershed Council. He lived in Wyoming for a year doing water and soil quality monitoring in the Powder River Basin and enjoying the outdoors in Jackson Hole. He spent a pervious AmeriCorps term doing land conservation on Bainbridge Island.
B.S. in Environmental Studies from University of OregonMcKenzie River, OR
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Yuba River, CA | Jacob Dyste The challenges facing our rivers today are daunting; and frequently the solutions are equally so. Dam removal, floodplain restoration, and political maneuvering to protect wild and scenic rivers are not solutions that an ev… Read more »