North Bay News
7:16 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Training Veterans to Aid Salmon

Veterans work on habitat restoration.
Veterans work on habitat restoration.
Credit California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

On remote tributaries of the Eel River , unemployed army veterans are learning new skills to benefit the local environment, and boost their standing in the job market.

The NOAA-CCC Veterans Corps pilot program is explained in fuller detail in this video produced by San Francisco filmmaker Kevin White.