This guide focuses on web resources relating to dams and dam removal, providing support for student projects in Conceptualizing Place.
This guide is a work in progress . . .
5th Ave. Dam & Capitol Lake in Olympia
Working with Deschutes Estuary Restoration Team (DERT)
and Salmon Defense, backed by Nisqually & Squaxin Island
Regulation of dams in Nisqually watershed, based on treaty rights
of Nisqually Tribe
See chapter in Wilkinson’s Message from Frank’s Landing
Revitalizing Sustainability and Stewardship Planning in the Nisqually River Watershed
Nisqually River Council
Cushman Dam, which diverted river in 1920s
Relicensing fight between Skokomish Tribe and Tacoma Power
Restoring the Skokomish River
Proposal for flood-control dam near Pe Ell, Lewis County,
opposed by Quinault, Chehalis as threat to salmon;
Paused by Governor Inslee
Help stop a dam on the Chehalis River
Inslee puts proposed Chehalis River dam on hold, calls for no-dam options
Removal of dam underway, based on Nooksack treaty rights
Nooksack River dam finally coming down, freeing miles for fish habitat (Lynda Mapes)
Removal of Condit Dam in southern Washington,
up from Klickitat in-lieu fishing site on Columbia, Yakama Nation
American Rivers - White Salmon
YKFP White Salmon River
Numerous dams in inland Plateau region; we already have one map.
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) advocating
Removal of four Snake River dams, Colville Tribes critiquing Grand Coulee Dam, etc.
We already have a map, but this is the largest dam removal conflict in the Northwest