Media Advisory - Fish Salvage Operations Under Way at Prospect Island

Media Contact: Jeffrey McCracken, 916-978-5100

For Release: November 30, 2007

The Bureau of Reclamation is coordinating a volunteer effort to salvage fish in an area on Prospect Island in the San Joaquin-Sacramento Delta.  The fish salvage operation will begin today at 2:30 p.m., continuing to dusk, and then will be carried out from dawn to dusk tomorrow, Saturday, December 1, 2007.

For additional information, please contact the Mid-Pacific Region Public Affairs Officer, Jeffrey McCracken, at 916-769-1109.

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