What would you need to give up to save salmon in WA?

Whitman Lagoon used to be an estuary

An interesting case study in how difficult it can be to remove the infrastructure that contributed to the decline of salmon and steelhead runs in Washington.

Washingtonians are all for increasing fish passages to save salmon and orcas — but when action conflicts with the ways we live, things get complicated. Loss of fish passages and spawning areas is a leading driver of the population decline of many threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead, according to scientific research

LINK (via Crosscut)


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