Return to Us: Restoring Alaska’s Eklutna River
Return to Us chronicles the ancient effort spearheaded via Eklutna, Inc. and The Conservation Fund to eliminate the abandoned decrease Eklutna Dam and kickstart the return of diminished salmon runs to the river.
As chronicled within the film, the abandoned lower dam that blocked salmon migration for just about a century has been efficiently removed. however, an upper diversion dam linked to the Eklutna Hydropower task remains. This upper dam diverts all downstream move, blocks fish migration, and avoids using the recently reconnected habitat. at this time, the legally required–mitigation system a good way to support make up for the undertaking’s influence on fish & wildlife is underway. presently, the proprietor
for the reason that the removal of the dam, Southcentral Alaskans have tested sweeping support for returning appropriate flows to the river for fish and allowing fish passage arou