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Detroit Lake | Green Cities - OPB's Think Out Loud

Zach Urness with the Statesman Journal/USA Today joins us to talk about the fish passage improvements proposed for Detroit Dam in the next few years. 89 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Editorial: Plan for Detroit Lake seems problematic

The battle to restore native fish runs to Oregon’s waterways has reached the North Santiam River in Marion County, and that’s got the locals worried, with good reason. 27 more words

Opinion

Environment

Hydro-Dams in Brazil may be Put On Hold

Brazil has flooded large swaths of the Amazon for hydro dams, despite opposition from Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists and others. 130 more words

Environment

Major dam project could empty Detroit Lake for years, in fish recovery plan

A project intended to improve conditions for endangered fish could mean essentially emptying Detroit Lake for one or two years.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to build a 300-foot tower and floating screen at Detroit Dam to improve water temperature and fish passage for salmon and steelhead in the North Santiam River. 14 more words

Statesman Journal

Commissioners concerned about proposed dam projects

The proposed construction of a water mixing tower at Detroit Dam on the North Santiam River — and possibly a similar project at Foster Dam on the South Santiam River in the future — has Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist and Will Tucker concerned about the economic effects long-term projects would create on nearby communities such as Gates, Lyons, Mill City and Sweet Home. 10 more words

Albany Democrat Herald

When There Are No More Fish

(Source: www.eater.com)

Talk to a fisherman anywhere in the world and it won’t be long before you’ll hear the tales: the first catch, the one that got away, the really big one. 3,605 more words

Lifestyle