How could salmon and steelhead be physically reintroduced to the North Yuba River?

There are two major dams that salmon and steelhead need to get around to reach the North Yuba River: the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 260-foot-high Englebright Dam and Yuba Water Agency's 640-foot-high New Bullards Bar Dam. The YSPI is evaluating the feasibility of a collect and transport program to move adult fish upstream to spawning habitat and juvenile fish downstream around these dams for rearing and migration to the sea. 

The YSPI is considering the construction and operation of facilities downstream of Englebright Dam for the collection and transport of adult salmon, and facilities upstream of New Bullards Bar Dam for acclimatization and release of adult salmon to migrate to and spawn in upstream habitat and collection and transport of juvenile salmon for release downstream of Englebright Dam. The YSPI is reviewing several alternatives for accomplishing reintroduction.  

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1. What is the Yuba Salmon Partnership Initiative?
2. Who is participating in the Yuba Salmon Partnership Initiative?
3. Why is it important to enhance habitat in the lower Yuba River and reintroduce salmon into the North Yuba River?
4. What actions will the YSPI take to enhance habitat in the lower Yuba River?
5. How could salmon and steelhead be physically reintroduced to the North Yuba River?
6. Are collection and transport facilities used for salmon reintroductions elsewhere?
7. Are there any other alternatives, like dam removal, being considered in the Yuba River watershed?
8. How long have people been working on getting fish past Englebright Dam? Why has it taken so long?
9. Because these salmon and steelhead species are listed as 'threatened' under state and federal law, won't the reintroduction create problems for local communities like Sierra County?
10. Will the reintroduction negatively affect fishing activities?
11. Does the YSPI have any relationship to the Bay-Delta?
12. What is the status of the YSPI, and when is it expected to begin?
13. How much are the YSPI actions expected to cost, and who will pay for them?
14. $400-500 million is a lot of money. Is it worth it to save these fish?
15. Will local communities benefit from the YSPI?
16. Why is the focus of reintroduction on the North Yuba River? If the YSPI is successful, would it preclude salmon and/or steelhead reintroductions to the Middle Yuba River or the South Yuba River?
17. Is the YSPI related to the proceedings under the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for relicensing hydroelectric facilities in the Yuba River watershed?