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You heard the big news yesterday that king salmon have been observed up at Altair. Well, I would like to add to that that on a snorkel survey, juvenile chinook salmon were observed at the [Olympic National] Park boundary.
Mike McHenry, fisheries habitat biologist with the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe at the four-day Elwha River Science Symposium.
More on the return of king salmon to the Elwha River, as the dams come down.
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The Kings Return! Chinook salmon seen above the Elwah River
“This has been an extremely exciting summer. First we see a renewal of a culture with the uncovering of the creation site of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe, and now we see the renewal of the legendary chinook in Olympic National Park.”
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More on the return of king salmon to the Elwha River, as the dams come down.

nativevoice:

The Kings Return! Chinook salmon seen above the Elwah River

“This has been an extremely exciting summer. First we see a renewal of a culture with the uncovering of the creation site of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe, and now we see the renewal of the legendary chinook in Olympic National Park.”

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Rachel Hagaman of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe places two king salmon on a bed of cedar boughs during a traditional ceremony to welcome the salmon back to the Elwha River. — Photo by Arwyn Rice/Peninsula Daily News

Rachel Hagaman of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe places two king salmon on a bed of cedar boughs during a traditional ceremony to welcome the salmon back to the Elwha River. — Photo by Arwyn Rice/Peninsula Daily News

A couple of slick videos from Andy Maser Films/American Whitewater…

Found this one above via Outside Magazine.

This video is from American Whitewater’s website.

Stories from the Lower Klallam Tribe from Northwest Indian News.

These coho are originally from the Elwha. They’ve been raising them in the tribal hatchery since 1978.
Pat Crain, chief fisheries biologist for Olympic National Park. More on EarthFix.
Two-year-old Jordan Saluskin, a Lower Elwha Klallam tribal member, peaks over the edge of the Lower Elwha Dam during the ceremony to celebrate the removal of the dams. “This is what it’s all about,” his mother Harmony Arakawa said. Photo by Katie Campbell.

Two-year-old Jordan Saluskin, a Lower Elwha Klallam tribal member, peaks over the edge of the Lower Elwha Dam during the ceremony to celebrate the removal of the dams. “This is what it’s all about,” his mother Harmony Arakawa said. Photo by Katie Campbell.

Do you love the Elwha River? Removal of the Elwha dams is currently in process. In the meantime share your Elwha stories, photos, videos and more here.

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