Carmel River's Useless Dam

“Far behind and below them, the exhausted steelhead clears the short fish ladder, rounds the bend and is confronted by the San Clemente Dam.” Ryan Masters writes extensively about how a silted-in dam on one of California’s most important steelhead rivers continues to plague fish populations. This is an important perspective on how a legacy from previous generations can persist in creating almost insoluble problems. In the Monterey County Weekly. (Thanks to reader Sherelyn Campbell for this link.)

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