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White Salmon: The Little River That Could
First a Dam Was Removed, and Now Residential Sprawl is Thwarted; Famous River Shows What’s Possible for Rivers Here, and Everywhere
Washington Superior Court Rules That Klickitat County Violated Constitutional Law, Property Rights Protections, and State Environmental Laws
The public is invited to the White Salmon River Homecoming, a community celebration of the river on September 29th. The event includes an opportunity to experience the river on a raft trip, share a traditional salmon bake meal prepared by Yakama tribal cooks and local gardeners, and hear updates on the removal of Condit Dam and subsequent restoration of the river. This celebration marks the return of the salmon and the beginning of the restoration process.
A great summary of present conditions and future hopes for salmon restoration on the river:
The excitement continues on the White Salmon river, following the breach of Condit Dam.
Taken by Jeanette Burkhardt of Yakama Nation Fisheries on 7/16/12, below is a video still of a Steelhead ‘going for it’ at BZ Falls!
Dam-olition under way at Condit: Five months after it was breached, crews aim for August 31, 2012 removal deadline.
Sediment Report: A February 2012 report on reservoir related sediments.
Condit Decommissioning: A February 2012 decommissioning progress report.
The FWSR Board has filed its first appeal of a land use action to Superior Court. All prior FWSR appeals have been administrative appeals through the Klickitat County Planning Department and County Commissioner process.
For Immediate Release. January 13, 2011