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Salmon to the headwaters?

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This historical perspective has relevance today, as we continue to sort through the myriad ways human exploitation and indifference have devastated the salmon and steelhead fisheries of the Columbia. By comparison, there was great excitement this year as fisheries agencies released their forecast for 2014 salmon returns, and predicted 1.6 million fall chinook would return to the mouth of the Columbia, plus tens of thousands of other species, such as coho, spring chinook, sockeye and steelhead.

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