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Now I get it — take out J.C. Boyle Dam with the other three | Guest Commentary 

For years I opposed removing the J.C. Boyle Dam while supporting removal of the Iron Gate, Copco I and Copco II dams on the Klamath River. 19 more words

Guest Opinion

Bow River project in Calgary aims to supplement fish habitat lost in the June 2013 flood

An important construction project is now underway in a Bow River channel that runs parallel to Quarry Park in southeast Calgary.

It’s the first of five sites the city has identified as areas where fish habitat in the Bow can be improved. 438 more words


Report: Restoration efforts in Columbia Basin helping salmon

The $500 million spent annually on habitat restoration projects and improvements are helping salmon, steelhead and other wildlife in the Columbia River Basin, federal agencies responsible for operating 14 federal dams say. 24 more words

The Register-Guard

With America's fisheries rebounding, we can't turn back

In the last 20 years, one of the country’s most valuable natural resources has transformed from a national disaster to a great American recovery story. But unless you’re a fishery scientist or a fisherman who suffered through the near collapse of a fishery, you’ve probably never heard the story. 14 more words

The Oregonian

Floodplain recommendations push development elsewhere

Flood damages nationwide total more than $8 billion a year. While some see a flood as an “act of God,” the real problem is that we’ve built so many houses and commercial buildings in harm’s way — on floodplains prone to high water. 9 more words


MiningWatch launches private prosecution against B.C. government and mining company

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. – An advocacy group has launched a private prosecution under the Fisheries Act against the B.C. government and a mining company over the disastrous consequences of the… 387 more words