Sunday, May 26, 2013

KUOW's earthfix on Elwha Salmon Recovery


In case you missed it a couple of weeks ago, we thought we would pass along a story from KUOW's earthfix on the ongoing efforts to remove dams and recover wild salmon and steelhead in the Elwha. The series provided an in depth look at the recovery, including some of the strategies being employed to help aid recovery of wild stocks and some of the decisions that remain to be made about the role of hatcheries in the recovery process, and the risks they pose to the long term recovery prospects in the Elwha.

Check it out:

http://earthfix.kuow.org/flora-and-fauna/article/in-largest-dam-removal-in-us-history-which-fish-ge/

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