Planning for Salmon and Steelhead to Return as the Klamath Dams Come Down
As the largest river restoration effort in history moves forward, Oregon and California plan for fish reintroduction and monitoring
New Study Shows Eel River Dam Removal Would Benefit Local Economy
A new report details the beneficial local economic impacts that would be generated by the removal of Scott and Cape Horn Dams, two aging dams on the Eel River that are part of the hydroelectric Potter Valley Project. The report estimates dam removal would create between 1,037 and 1,332 local jobs and would boost the regional economy to the tune of $203 million to $278 million. In addition to boosting the local economy, dam removal is crucial for healthy fish populations, clean water, and Tribal cultural practices.
Dam Removals Continue Across The U.S. in 2022Dam removal practitioners across the country are continuing to break down river barriers— 65 dams were removed across the country in 2022, reconnecting more than 430 upstream river miles across 20 states. We look forward to a year in which dams are reported to be...
Listen now: Lessons from the Klamath Dams
TU’s Brian Johnson joins The River Rambler podcast for a conversation about dam removal, coalition building and what comes next on the Klamath Basin.