Northwest Hydropower News Archives 2010 & Older

Tag: Willamette River

Chinook repeat perilous journey

Salmon must endure same obstacles when returning up Oregon Rivers to spawn, then die By Beth Casper and Stefanie Knowlton Directed by her nose and an inexplicable sense of direction, an adult female Chinook will find her way back from … Read on 

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Running for their lives

Will recovery efforts in the Willamette Basin be enough to save a species that scientists fear could become extinct in 40 years? By Beth Casper & Stefanie Knowlton Cold, clear water gurgles past banks thick with vine maples, hemlocks and … Read on 

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What’s all the dam fuss about?

Army Corps plays with Willamette water flows By Camilla Mortensen Eugene Weekly Green Douglas firs where the waters cut through. Down her wild mountains and canyons she flew. Canadian Northwest to the ocean so blue, Roll on, Columbia, roll on. … Read on 

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