Monthly Archives: August 2012

Making History In The Olympic Peninsula

Less than five months after the removal of the Elwha Dam, adult Chinook salmon were observed in Olympic National Park.  These are the first observed Elwha River salmon, to naturally migrate into the park, since the dam was constructed in 1913.  When the … Continue reading

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The Carmel River – Restoring a Central Coast Gem

I don’t know how I missed this news, but earlier this summer, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted 4 to 1, in favor of removing the antiquated San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River.  The National Marine Fisheries Service … Continue reading

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