Sunday, December 21, 2014

How to Boost Salmon Populations

Tom forwarded a Op-Ed piece that a friend of his wrote - Liz Hamilton. A continuation of his educational forays while tending to Oregon State Council duties.....

Guest: How to boost salmon populations

We need to support expanding spill and managing the hydro-system more like a natural river for salmon to survive and recover, write guest columnists Liz Hamilton and Joseph Bogaard.

Seattle Times, November 6

By Liz Hamilton and Joseph Bogaard

Special to The Times
FEISTY and quotable former Oregon Gov. Tom McCall once said that if salmon and steelhead are running, “God knows that all is well in His world. ... The health of the environment is good if the salmon and steelhead are around. It is that simple.”

The late governor was right, of course. Salmon and steelhead are excellent barometers.....