Elwha River Dam Removal

Elwha River Dam Removal
February 2012 in Kirkland

We’ve heard a lot about potential impacts of the dam removal on the Olympic Peninsula's Elwha River since it began in September 2011. How will salmon populations respond to the destruction of the two dams? In this Science Café, George Pess of NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center explores how scientists track the dam's effects on salmon and what results they’ve discovered so far.

Elwha Watershed Information Resource
USGS Science to Support the Elwha River Restoration Project
Webcam of Elwha River Restoration Project
Read "Scientists Measure What Dams Have Done to the Elwha" | EarthFix.org
KCTS 9 Documentary "Undamming the Elwha"

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