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Water quality and steelhead

In Oregon by James FraserLeave a Comment

Steelhead, like all of their salmonid cousins, need cold, clean water to thrive. But protecting and restoring water quality can be a real challenge, as the changing climate is making conditions warmer and drier throughout many watersheds.  

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Steelhead Find an Unlikely Friend in Beavers

In Washington by Jonathan Stumpf

Beavers deliver conditions steelhead require in their spawning grounds — cold water, longer duration of wetted streambeds, and food-rich rearing habitat. Here’s why beavers are now part of the recovery toolbox for upper Columbia River steelhead.

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Your Snake Questions – Answered

In Snake River by Sophia Kaelke

While the science is clear, it’s not always easy to understand the process and potential impacts of dam removal. Here are seven frequently asked questions about taking down the Lower Snake River dams and restoring critical populations of wild fish in the Basin.