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  • The Klamath dams by the numbers

    A new report shows salmon-killing dams would cost less to remove than to keep.

  • Elwha River dams move closer to destruction

    Two massive dams on Washington's Elwha River will be demolished to restore salmon runs.

  • Schooling, fish

    Judge Jim Redden is right to push the Bush administration on salmon restoration, but fish may end up faring as poorly in courtrooms as San Francisco’s schoolchildren did after well-intentioned decisions on busing.

  • Salmon Justice

    Judge Jim Redden has given the Bush administration an ultimatum: Submit a viable plan for salmon restoration, or face the possible removal of four dams on the lower Snake River.

  • An encyclopedia of rivers

    The huge, copiously illustrated Rivers of North America is the first comprehensive effort to detail the current state of the continent’s rivers

  • The West is not a zoo

    The Peregrine Fund has proven that it can breed and release endangered birds of prey as often as it needs to, but do we want to treat Western wildlife like a crop of annual flowers that has to be re-seeded every year?

  • Good work in Washington

    The Bush administration deserves credit for its "Water 2025" initiative, which provided grants that have helped the Deschutes River Conservancy and the Central Oregon Irrigation District begin restoring Oregon’s Deschutes River

  • Watch the river flow

    Farmers and conservationists have reached a settlement that allows water to flow in California’s San Joaquin River, home to the Friant Dam

  • Hobby miners flock to public streams

    Amateur gold prospectors are invading the West’s publicly owned streams, and environmentalists say the hobby’s popularity threatens fish and the environment

  • Columbia River dams revived

    In Washington, tribes have been shut out of a plan for new Columbia River dams that are being touted as good for salmon as well as farmers

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