Trinity River As It Was: Pierson B. Reading Names the Trinity River in 1847 By Gail Fiorini-Jenner • Jan 8, 2018 Listen Listening... / 1:59 The Trinity River was known to trappers of the Hudson’s Bay Company as they passed through Northern California, but these early explorers apparently never gave it a name. Trinity Restoration Hits Rough Water By Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren • Feb 4, 2014 PGHolbrook/Wikimedia Listen Listening... / 16:15 Tom Stokely and Gary Graham Hughes fill us in on their issues with efforts to restore the Trinity River. There is general agreement that the region's streams need a bit more help to be truly friendly places for fish. But there's plenty of disagreement over HOW to provide that help. Take the Trinity River in California. Gauging The Impact Of The Trinity Water Releases By Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren • Oct 22, 2013 PGHolbrook/Wikimedia Listen Listening... / 24:38 Troy Fletcher of the Yurok Tribe talks about the impact of the additional water in the Trinity this year. Getting more water into the Klamath River system is a little more complicated than opening a valve. This year's extra water releases into the Trinity River, a Klamath tributary, were meant to help migrating salmon survive the journey.