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Young adults get their hands dirty for fish in Oregon

In Oregon by Greg Fitz

Each summer the Hand Crew Initiative brings together teams of Youth Corps, veterans and other community members to camp, learn about stream restoration and land stewardship, and improve headwater habitats in Northeast Oregon’s salmon and steelhead bearing 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.