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Steelhead

  • Snake River dams

    Guaranteed: they will come back

    Pacific salmon and steelhead connect the Pacific Ocean to the Sawtooth mountains and persist at 1-2 percent of their historic numbers. Their decline precisely parallels the construction of the four lower Snake River dams

    big fish

    Editor’s note: This is the sixth and final installment in a series of articles showing that removing four dams on the lower Snake River is the last, best hope for wild Snake River salmon and steelhead. Wild Snake River salmon and steelhead are on the brink of extinction, but we can bring these incredible fish…

  • Dam Removal

    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…

  • Climate Change

    Deja vu all over again

    TU worked with Jackson Family Wines and other partners to complete this fish passage improvement project on Yellowjacket Creek, an important spawning and rearing tributary for Coho and steelhead in the Russian River system. Author's note: As California grapples with extraordinarily warm and dry conditions, the California Wildlife Conservation Board awards major grants to TU…