This piece by Ron Judd in the Seattle Times is just as relevant today as it was back in 2007, especially given the rush to get the Skagit open this year.
Reversing the trend line on the Puget Sound steelhead won’t be easy. It might not even be possible. But we should pursue it for the same reason we pursue the fish in the first place: because they’re out there, they are part and parcel with who we are, and we’ve got to try.
Here’s a novel thought: Let’s for once do what it takes.
LINK (via: The Seattle Times)