Rob Mosanis, Vice President for Western Conservation for Trout Unlimited, penned this piece about witnessing the recovery of summer run steelhead on the Elwha.
Wild summer-run steelhead in the Elwha were extinct before the dams came out. That’s right, extinct. Now – just six years after the dams were removed – hundreds of wild summer-runs have emerged, in all likelihood from the rainbow trout population that persisted above the dams, like a phoenix rising from the ashes.
LINK (via: The Spokesman – Review)