Monday, January 4, 2010

Something's Fishy

Two respected biologists say President Obama must make good on his vow to “restore science” to salmon restoration

by Kevin Taylor

Like someone tilting a bucket into a sink, the Snake River pours winter into the sea.

In a jumble of wilderness and mountains, nearly a thousand miles from any coast — and more than a mile, in places, higher than the sea itself — snowmelt funnels and gathers from a multitude of points, braiding into a river that sluices downhill with immense mass and remorseless flow.

Don Chapman and Stephen Pettit carry this epic sense of the river as they make a rare visit to newspapers in Spokane to advocate on behalf of wild salmon.

Read more of Taylor's article, Something's Fishy.

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