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Idaho’s Chinook salmon extirpated by 2039: Dams and warming too much for the king

Some 50,000 spring-summer Chinook spawned in the 1950s. Today, about 1,500 fish and declining. Trump's Endangered Species reversal said to be the nail in the coffin. [...]

September 18, 2019 RECENT, Research, Rivers & Dams, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Another botched road work design redone to clear salmon migration blockage

Having to correct such a glaring disregard for the conservation of ingress and egress of salmon is beyond stupid. Be more careful of whom we vote into office? [...]

August 29, 2019 A Lesson Learned, Conservation, NOAA, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Slide

Summer is a great time to take a trip, but not like Charlie’s

John Holyoke, Bangor Daily News, penned a story about one Atlantic salmon's journey [Charlie] of over 12,000 miles [two years] so he could find a like traveled girlfriend. [...]

August 5, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Salmon Fishing, Science, Slide

Remove no longer useful dams, clean up the water and the fish will come

American River offers so many ways you can get involved with helping to protect and restore our nation's rivers. [...]

July 22, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Rivers & Dams, Slide

The Klamath River dam removals has detractors selling BS

The plan calls for drawing down the reservoirs, disassembling the dams and restoring the former areas that were inundated by the dams. [...]

June 4, 2019 RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Slide

River & Dams: Conjoined for a reason, then forgotten

No better examples of the Industrial Revolution's environmental impact on fisheries of significance importance exists in U. S. than that of the damned rivers of the Northeast [...]

December 13, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Slide