Public television host’s view on the Nisqually


Carl Safina, host of the PBS series Saving the Ocean (among many other things), recently visited the Nisqually watershed. He wrote up a nice blog summarizing his visit:

Salmon have lots of problems in many places. But some places have solutions. One is the Nisqually River in Washington State. There, wild Chinook Salmon were eliminated decades ago by overfishing and habitat loss. Now, an unusual coalition of politicians, civic planners, wildlife managers, farmers, fishing folks, and the Nisqually Indians are engaged in a visionary, long-term campaign to restore salmon habitats that had been degraded, and to work specifically toward recovery of the now-endangered Chinook.

You can read the entire post here.