Sealaska helped restore a traditional salmon migration route after the removal of the Elwha Dam in Washington State.
Earlier in 2016 we highlighted Sealaska Constructors completion of the Elwha River Project.
This important work was documented and coverage is linked below.
Sealaska Constructors removed several large boulders in the Elwha River in the Olympic National Park. This allowed salmon to return to their historic habitat for the first time in more than 100 years. The Elwha Dam was built in the early 1900s. The full Elwha ecosystem restoration project hopes to restore what was once a legendary King Salmon run.
Sealaska’s work addressing critical issues of water, marine systems and food resonates with our shareholders, ties us to our cultural values, and allows us to benefit from the knowledge and strength of our ancestors.
Coverage of Dam Removal