Kayaking on the Elwha River Photo by Thomas O'Keefe

Celebrating 10 years of Elwha River restoration

On September 17th, 2011, the historic removal of the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams on the Elwha River began. Ten years later, we look back upon this incredible achievement and how it can serve as a model for other restoration efforts. 

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Elwha Hydroelectric Project P-2683

 Removed Conventional Hydro
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Glines Canyon Dam P-588

 Removed Conventional Hydro

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