Tag Archives: salmon

Dam removal benefits for birds

Well, some birds anyway. Birds that eat fish that are impacted by dams. This is another bit of news related to the Elwha River, and how its damming, and now freedom, is affecting the surrounding ecosystem. The article concerns itself … Continue reading

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Cleaning road runoff for salmon health

I read something about this several months ago, though I’ve since lost the source, but here is another article that talks about the toxicity to adult salmon of the water that runs off roads. They don’t know exactly what it … Continue reading

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Freshwater acidification

Apparently that’s a thing. And, like ocean acidification, it’s not a good thing, at least for salmon: After obtaining salmon embryos from a hatchery, the researchers transferred them into freshwater flow-through tanks with either ambient, high or variable concentrations of … Continue reading

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Regicidal, ecocidal agriculture; restoration in wild and urban areas

I’m feeling a bit like I ought to start calling my weekly posts here “What’s enraging me this week,” but that’s a theme I really do not want to take hold. Yes, there is more than enough to be angry … Continue reading

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Fool’s errand

That’s what pursuing restoration work feels like at times (not that I’m doing so very much of it, yet, but the whole pursuit!). I was not in a good mood when I got home this evening: This afternoon I reread … Continue reading

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