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Plight of Chinook Salmon in Idaho

September 25, 2019 By: Erin Block

A series of four dams on the Snake River, coupled with warming water temperatures, have drastically reduced salmon populations. “Salmon are a keystone species in this region,” writes Jim Robbins, “critical as a food source for animals from bears to eagles to insects.” And some scientists predict only 20 years before they are gone. Read more in this article via The New York Times.