Thursday, July 14, 2011

Elwha River Will Run Free

This has been a long time coming, on September 17th the removal of the Elwha Dams will begin! This will restore the river to a free flowing river. Removing the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams will free the Elwha River after nearly 100 years. Fishery biologist estimate Salmon populations will swell, from 3,000 to more than 300,000 as all five species of Pacific salmon return to more than 70 miles of river and stream.

Read more about the process here.