Billy Frank, Jr.

We all owe a big "thank you" to the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe. They never gave up on getting those two dams torn down, and today that dream is becoming a reality. For 100 years they have had to wait for their treaty rights to be restored and for the salmon to return....

10/5/11
Richard Walker
9/22/11
LOWER ELWHA KLALLAM, Washington—The dams' days are numbered, and for a dwindling population of salmon cut off from their historical habitat for a century, it's better late than nev...
Wawmeesh Hamilton
9/20/11
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CIFA) has deemed fish tested in the wake of the Japan nuclear disaster as radiation free, but will not divulge where samples were taken from...
Dan Bacher
9/14/11
The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA), Friends of the River, North Coast River Alliance, Save the American River Association and the Winnemen Wintu Tribe have file...
Anne Minard
9/27/11
A plan to remove four dams on the Klamath River in Oregon and California could be a great start for the recovery of decimated salmon runs in the Northwest...
Wawmeesh Hamilton
9/13/11
Two British Columbia First Nations are taking a wait-and-see approach as West Coast salmon are tested to determine if they have been contaminated with radiation resulting from Japa...
ICTMN Staff
8/17/11
Summer recess is over for members of the Cohen Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River, and the panel is reconvening on August 17...
Lisa Wilcox
8/8/11
Editor’s note: The Cohen Commission in its second year of investigating the dramatic decline of sockeye in the Fraser River has drawn profound interest from First Nations and other...
Billy Frank, Jr.

Salmon are incredibly productive by nature. Give them some good habitat, manage harvest carefully, and they will thrive. We’re doing a good job with the careful harvest management part of the equation, but we’re falling far short on the habitat part of the problem....

7/12/11
Hans Tammemagi
7/15/11
At the edge of the Arctic lies a primordial land where immense tectonic plates collide...

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