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Hydropower: The Dworshak Reservoir is the only major lake on the Clearwater system, created from the Dworshak Dam, completed in the early 1970s. Dworshak Dam is on the North Fork of the Clearwater River, and is just northwest of Orofino. There is no fish ladder; the dam blocks salmon and steelhead passage.

Clearwater River Updates

River Steward Program Newsletter Winter 2018

We are starting to see rains show up earlier in southern Oregon than I can remember in the past couple of years, and I hope that this is the beginning to a long wet winter here in the Northwest. ...

Idaho Steelhead Closure is a Call to Action

Last week, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) announced that the recreational steelhead fishery will be closing as of December 7. The fishery will remain closed until IDFG has the legally...

Save the Bs, Save the Columbia

Save the Bs, Save the Columbia Of the Columbia River's many runs of salmon and steelhead, there are particular fish species whose lives are so difficult and complex that they magnify the...

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