Ten years after the largest dam removal in history, scientists on the Elwha River in Washington are chronicling an inspiring story of ecological rebirth. Recovering salmon populations are transferring critical nutrients from the ocean into the forests along the Elwha’s banks, enriching the entire ecosystem. The Elwha’s revival is encouraging advocates to push for the removal of many larger dams in the region.
4/23 at 2:30PM
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