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The Ambitious Restoration of An Undammed Western River

Environment  (tags: water, energy, environment, ecosystems, green, nature, protection, humans )

- 1619 days ago -
With the dismantling of two dams on Washington state's Elwha River, the world's largest dam removal project is almost complete.

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Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 3:36 am

Winn Adams (179)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 6:03 am

Edo R (71)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 6:06 am
Thanks for sharing!

pam w (139)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 7:04 am
If only we could undo ALL the damage we've done!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 11:44 am
Noted thanks

S S (0)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 11:50 am
Thank you.

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 2:04 pm
Thank you.

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 3:11 pm
Thanks Cal

Ann Breeden (65)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 3:48 pm
What a fascinating article. As I was reading this I was wondering if the workers have been affected by the shutdown. I hope not.

Elizabeth M (65)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 4:27 pm
What an experiment to restore a whole watershed. With the river now flowing freely, the legendary salmon runs blocked for a century have begun a tentative return to the Elwhas 70 miles of salmon habitat, much of it in Olympic National Park. It is the dream of restorationists to bring back these extraordinary fish to the Elwha., which is full of old growth forests. Sounds amazing now!
Thank you Cal for this informative article.

Karen Chestney (112)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 5:37 pm
Thank-you for this wonderful article. I live here and this IS a big deal. It;s great for wild life & trees & all sorts of vegetation. birds and of course... SALMON !!!!

Jason S (50)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 6:46 pm
Good posting, thanks

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 7:50 pm
Yes, what Pam said.

Anne F (17)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 8:40 pm
Thanks for the post. Letting the river run is the right decision.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 2:30 am

Frances Darcy (156)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:00 am

A. Cailia W (39)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 7:14 pm
Noted. Thanks for sharing, Cal!
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