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Elwha: A River Reborn By The Seattle Times Lynda V. Mapes Steve Ringman,

  • Title: Elwha: A River Reborn
  • Author: The Seattle Times Lynda V. Mapes Steve Ringman
  • ISBN: 9781594857348
  • Page: 402
  • Format: Paperback
  • A compelling exploration of one of the largest dam removal projects in the world and the efforts to save a stunning Northwest ecosystemIn the fall of 2011, the Times was on hand when a Montana contractor removed the first pieces from two concrete dams on the Elwha River which cuts through the Olympic range It was the beginning of the largest dam removal project ever underA compelling exploration of one of the largest dam removal projects in the world and the efforts to save a stunning Northwest ecosystemIn the fall of 2011, the Times was on hand when a Montana contractor removed the first pieces from two concrete dams on the Elwha River which cuts through the Olympic range It was the beginning of the largest dam removal project ever undertaken in North America one dam was 200 feet tall and the start of an unprecedented attempt to restore an entire ecosystem More than 70 miles of the Elwha and its tributaries course from the mountain headwaters to clamming beaches on the Strait of Juan de Fuca Through interviews, field work, archival and historical research, and photojournalism, The Seattle Times has explored and reported on the dam removal, the Elwha ecosystem, its industrialization, and now its renewal Elwha A River Reborn is based on these feature articles Richly illustrated with stunning photographs, as well as historic images, graphics, and a map, Elwha tells the interwoven stories of this region Meet the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe, who anxiously await the return of renowned salmon runs savored over the generations in the stories of their elders Discover the biologists and engineers who are bringing the dams down and laying the plan for renewal, including an unprecedented revegetation effort that will eventually cover than 700 acres of mudflats When the dam started to come down in Fall 2011 anticipated for than 20 years since Congress passed the Elwha Restoration Act it was the beginning of a 350 million project observed around the world Elwha A River Reborn is inspiring and instructive, a triumphant story of place, people, and environment striving to come together.
    Elwha A River Reborn A compelling exploration of one of the largest dam removal projects in the world and the efforts to save a stunning Northwest ecosystemIn the fall of the Times was on hand when a Montana contrac

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    1. In my quest to branch out from Star Wars and read environmental science related books, my parents helped me stumble upon this gem I m really passionate about environmental restoration so of course a book about a massive restoration project in my own home state is going to be of interest to me The Elwha Dams were built in the early 1900s While they helped bring industry to the town of Port Angeles, they also destroyed the prolific salmon runs, flooded ancestral grounds of the Klallam Indian Trib [...]

    2. This book tells the fascinating story of the Elwha Dam, its construction and demolition, and the people and politics around both Lynda Mapes was on the ground reporting extensively with tribal representatives, engineers, politicians, and scientists, even the snorkelers who explored the river pre demolition to catalog all the species The story she expertly weaves is enhanced by Steve Ringman s gorgeous photos which span the big picture of the enormous dams to the smallest seedlings from the refor [...]

    3. A succinct, pictorial history of the largest river reclamation to date Mapes account of the events leading up to the removal of the two dams fulfills a needed history of the process that for reading.

    4. The photographs are wonderful I didn t read the text, but read all the photo captions The story is adequately told with those selections, for a non resident who needs only the overview of this massive effort to restore the salmon runs on a Washington state river.

    5. Good photographic history of a project unlike any other in the world, it will be interesting to see an updated part II in a few years.

    6. An interesting and well covered book on an issue that goes beyond the Elwha Very nice prose and gorgeous photographs make it five stars.

    7. Purchased at Burke Museum Exhibit Good pictures and informative brush stroke history of Elwha Dam.Nice Coffee Table book and quick yet delightful to read.

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