WHY NOW IS THE TIME TO FREE THE SNAKE RIVER

The Northwest used to be home to the greatest salmon runs in the world: The Columbia-Snake River System. Snake River salmon migrate farther and higher than any salmon on the planet, through eight dams and inland to their high-elevation mountain homes in eastern Oregon, Washington and Idaho. We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to restore wild … Continue reading WHY NOW IS THE TIME TO FREE THE SNAKE RIVER

A day to celebrate wild salmon and free-flowing rivers

So a dam has not been removed (yet). Nor has a river been restored (yet). BUT, yesterday, May 4, 2016, was a day to celebrate wild salmon and free-flowing rivers. Yesterday, federal judge Michael Simon ruled that for the fifth time in a row, the federal government has not actually considered all that is needed … Continue reading A day to celebrate wild salmon and free-flowing rivers