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  • Balancing fish and farms on a Washington estuary

    Balancing fish and farms on a Washington estuary

    A restoration effort at Fisher Slough in Washington's Skagit River Delta has encouraged cooperation between farmers and environmentalists - and might even help endangered chinook salmon.

  • Tribes try selective fishing to boost catch without harming wild salmon

    Tribes try selective fishing to boost catch without harming wild salmon

    Washington's Colville Tribes experiment with selective fishing techniques and bring home more salmon than before.

  • Rebuilding a river as Washington's Elwha dams come down

    Rebuilding a river as Washington's Elwha dams come down

    How much can we learn from restoring the Elwha River, after the two dams that block it are finally removed?

  • For steelhead, dirty water might be better than clean

    For steelhead, dirty water might be better than clean

    A wastewater treatment plant provides nutrients that help endangered steelhead thrive in an Idaho stream.

  • A Nez Perce elder spreads love for lamprey

    A Nez Perce elder spreads love for lamprey

    Nez Perce elder Elmer Crow teaches children and their parents to respect an uncharismatic parasitic fish, the lamprey.

  • Dust in the wind and the water

    Dust in the wind and the water

    Dust storms are mucking up the Rocky Mountains' snowpack, but a few fish like the razorback sucker thrive in spring’s muddy waters.

  • How not to save salmon

    Ted Williams says killing fish, birds and sea lions to save endangered salmon is like drinking snake-oil elixir to cure a serious illness.

  • A river sacrificed

    On Washington's Tieton River, an attempt to help one endangered fish, the spring chinook, has harmed another, the threatened steelhead.

  • A political fish-kill is in the making

    Ted Williams says the Bush administration is doing its best to kill off an endangered fish: Montana’s fluvial grayling.

  • River Redux

    Six decades after Friant Dam killed off the San Joaquin River’s spring-run chinook, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Friant Water Users Authority are working with the federal government to restore both the fish and the river

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