Elwha River is ascendent six years after the last dam came out

Elwha River is ascendent six years after the last dam came out

The years 2012 and 2015 are important years for the Elwha River, and for salmon and steelhead on the West Coast. Those years are when the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams, respectively, were fully deconstructed on Washington’s Elwha — and salmon and steelhead were able to pass them for the first time in a century. … Read more

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Public lands package passes House

Public lands package passes House

by Sam Davidson   Today, the House of Representatives passed the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act (H.R. 803). Trout Unlimited strongly supports this legislation, as it will better conserve and restore public lands, watersheds and coldwater fisheries in four...
Saving salmon, rebuilding infrastructure

Saving salmon, rebuilding infrastructure

Best, maybe last, chance for salmon by Chris Wood   One of the great mythologies in America is that conservation is a “zero-sum game”—a term used by economists when the gain of one person is offset by the loss of another. Conservation is often, for example,...