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Klamath dams

  • Dam Removal

    A watershed moment for the Klamath

    Public comment encouraged, critically low salmon and steelhead runs can’t wait On February 25, the long campaign by TU and our Klamath Tribal and conservation partners to restore the Klamath River passed a major milestone when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released its draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on proposed decommissioning of the Lower…

  • Dam Removal

    Flowing free in ’23

    Long campaign to remove four old dams and recover the Klamath River’s legendary salmon and steelhead runs nears completion Life After Dams Part 3 of a series. This week, we’re telling stories about what happens when dams come out and life flows back in. It’s a vision of what could be on the lower Snake:…

  • Dam Removal

    Never been closer: new progress on the Klamath

    The Klamath River is one of the country’s most beleaguered watersheds. This summer, wildfire, extreme drought, and poor water quality — all exacerbated by climate change — are causing severe hardship for salmon and other native fishes, Tribal cultures and communities, agriculture and local economies. But on July 27, the Oregon Public Utilities Commission provided…

  • Dam Removal Featured

    Big day in Klamath Country

    FERC approves license transfer; request sent to Congress for drought assistance Two things happened on June 17 that underscore the influence of Trout Unlimited’s two decades of work in the Klamath River basin to restore this river and its legendary salmon and steelhead runs. First, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the transfer of…