Klamath Dams Removal

Klamath Dams Removal

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Project Goal:

Recover Klamath River salmonid populations by removing 4 dams on the Klamath River (Iron Gate, Copco 1, Copco 2, and JC Boyle) and opening up fish passage to over 400 miles of potential spawning and rearing habitat.


Open 400 miles of habitat for salmon

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Project Stages

Permitting Phase

Impact Study

Conceptual Design

Ongoing

Completion

Estimated Completion Date:
2021 - 2023

Fish Affected:

Threats:

Project Description

Project Partners:

Trout Unlimited
American Rivers
Klamath Basin Coalition
Yurok, Karuk, and Klamath Tribes
PacifiCorp
Klamath Water Users Association
The Nature Conservancy
Upper Klamath Water Users
Pacific Coast Federation of Fisherman
Salmon River Restoration Council

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DAMS OUT – Klamath Dams

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