California Trout Hails New Action Toward Klamath Dam Removal, Urges Investment in Restoration
Sacramento – Non-profit fish and watershed advocacy group California Trout, one of the original parties to the Klamath Settlement Agreements, releases the following statement in response to today’s announcement that the States of California and Oregon, federal agencies and dam owner PacifiCorp have identified a new path forward to secure the removal of four Klamath River dams.
“It’s encouraging to see continued action toward the recovery of the Klamath River and its native salmon,” said Curtis Knight, Executive Director of California Trout. “Dam removal is an essential first step, but certainly not the only step, in this process. California Trout remains committed to the comprehensive vision behind the hard-won Klamath Agreements, which identified a balanced approach to water use, environmental restoration and community sustainability throughout the basin. ”
Curtis Knight may be reached directly for comment at (530)859-1872.