In the Media: Conservation groups call for an end to aging Umpqua River dam after emergency fish salvage

by Alex Baumhardt
Originally published on Oregon Capital, September 18, 2023

For two days in early August, a dozen staff from the natural resources department of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians walked along the banks of the north Umpqua River, grabbing small, eel-like fish that were squirming in the mud. 

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