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“It was emotional and life-changing. As we connected to the canoe and river, it awakened part of who we are ... It reminded us what we lost with the dams.”
Through Upper Columbia United Tribes, D.R. Michel coordinates education and events geared to restore salmon and protect resources for future generations.
At UCUT, we see a number of opportunities of a modernized Columbia River Treaty, such as the health of the river, fish passage, power generation, recreation, and potential economic benefits. Currently, the river is managed for two major purposes: reducing flood risk and generating power. These are important considerations for our communities, but we believe another perspective should be included in our planning for and management of the Columbia River: the health of the river and its ecosystem. ... See more
MOSES LAKE, Wash. — The director of Washington state’s agriculture department says he is optimistic the U.S. and Canada will be able to successfully renegotiate the Columbia River Treaty.“We’re pretty close on a lot of things,” said Derek Sandison, director of the ... See more