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August 4th, 2010

A River Reborn

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Goblin's Gate, Elwha River, Olympic National Park
In June of 2011, work will begin on the largest dam removal and river restoration project in US history on Washington’s Elwha River. The goal: to remove two obsolete but ecologically catastrophic dams and return this 40-mile-long river to something approximating its natural state. Ultimately the hope is to restore what were once huge salmon …