Tag Archives: dam

Fish Gun: Salmon shooting coming to a dam near you

You’ll believe a salmon can fly… It sounds like something from a Monty Python skit or maybe even from a Sunday night Fox cartoon: launching salmon across a room.  It’s not.  It’s a business. From  Adventure Journal: Many Pacific Northwest dams, both large and small, lack fish ladders – effectively closing off hundreds of miles of […]

Remove Yosemite’s Dam? Sounds like a great way to waste money!

Dan Lungren and John Van de Kamp have penned an opinion piece in the L.A. Times about the Hetch Hetchy Valley.  They’d like to see the valley restored and the dam removed.  I’m too young to remember what the valley looked like, but I’m of the opinion that it’s too late, and California has already […]