Hatcheries

Hatchery Fish
5:51 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Court Orders Agencies To Consider Fewer Hatchery Fish For The Elwha

A plan to restore fish runs in the Elwha River includes releasing more than 7 million hatchery salmon and steelhead.
Credit Roger Tabor / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Crews are finishing the largest dam removal in history on the Elwha River. It's on Washington's Olympic Peninsula. A plan to restore fish runs there includes releasing more than 7 million hatchery salmon and steelhead.

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Hatchery Fish
6:46 am
Thu June 7, 2012

NW Tribes Working on Hatchery Reform Using Genetics

There is a growing concern that hatcheries could cause our Northwest fish to lose their wild streak -- and ability to survive. A laboratory in Idaho hopes to change that. Earthfix reporter Aaron Kunz explains.

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