The Snake River basin is a climate-change refuge for migrating salmon and steelhead

The Snake River basin is a climate-change refuge for migrating salmon and steelhead

The equation is simple. It’s hot. It’s going to get hotter, which is why it is so urgent to increase access for salmon and steelhead to the thousands of square miles of the most climate-resilient, high-elevation habitat in the Snake River basin by removing the lower four Snake River dams

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Bloede Dam Removal Receives Engineering Accolades

Bloede Dam Removal Receives Engineering Accolades

On June 17, 2021, the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) honored the Patapsco Interceptor Relocation and Bloede Dam Removal, Catonsville, Maryland, at its 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards. This is a national juried competition that evaluates projects...
Debunking the ‘it’s the ocean’ excuse to protect Snake River dams

Debunking the ‘it’s the ocean’ excuse to protect Snake River dams

The Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. Wikimedia Commons photo. Science tells us that the best way to recover Snake River salmon and steelhead is to restore and reconnect inland habitat Editor’s note: This is the second in a six-part series focusing the plight facing Snake River salmon and steelhead and the scientific evidence that … Read more

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Watauga River Free Flowing Again

Watauga River Free Flowing Again

The unused hydro dam stretched across the Watauga River in mountains of North Carolina, obstructing free river flow and movement of animals.  Today, it is gone. Today the river again flows freely, reconnecting with 140 miles of waterways. Today the Watauga is a better...