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Rebirth on the River: Washington’s Elwha Flourishing After Big Dam Removals

By Jason Jaacks The first signs of life are beginning to return to the Elwha River in Washington State, where the largest dam removal in U.S. history is nearly complete. The Elwha River begins in the heart of Olympic National Park and flows 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Historically,…