National Geographic: This story is part of a special National Geographic News series on global water issues. In Washington State's Olympic Peninsula, members of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe still tell stories of a time when the Elwha River was so full of salmon that a person could cross from one bank to the other by walking atop the thrashing bodies of fish struggling to move upstream. No one has attempted such a feat since two dams were built, near the mouth of the river, in the early 20th century, blocking salmon......
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Largest U.S. Dam Removal to Restore Salmon Runs
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