‘We’ve been managing salmon wrong for about 125 years’

Biologists Rick Williams and Jim Lichatowich and their co-authors challenge the basis of salmon management for the past century. They argue that reliance on hatcheries, indiscriminate catch techniques, and destruction and fragmentation of habitat are at the root of salmon’s struggles. To save salmon we need to protect and connect the ecosystems — the places in which the salmon have adapted to spawn and survive.

LINK (via: The Idaho Statesman)

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