Salmon passage has been in the media quite a bit lately. One of the programs that already exists to address this problem is the Washington State Family Forest Fish Passage Program.
Water and Wood illustrates the powerful forces at work restoring the ecological values and functions of Oregon’s Rivers. This project took place on the McKenzie River in the Willamette National Forest, and provides critical habitat for aquatic species like Spring Chinook Salmon, Steelhead, lamprey, and many other aquatic critters.
Two short films about restoration projects in Port Gamble Bay at the Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival Oct. 21
How often does restoration steal the spotlight from problems and disasters? Filmmaker Shelly Solomon is getting out the word about positive things happening in our environment.
EPA divers inspect “cap” put over creosote contaminated sediment on the bottom of Eagle Harbor.
The Nisqually Delta Restoration Project web site offers access to a wide variety of information, including news, photos, video, and science reports about this project. The videos are definitely worth checking out.
When fishing nets are abandoned, they keep capturing fish, marine mammals and seabirds. Decaying carcasses attract more scavangers who get caught in the nets. Small fish hide in the shadow of the nets, attracting larger predators who also get caught.