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Salmon Mean Business

by David Cannamela
Idaho Statesman, December 17, 2019

Members of the audience listen to a panel on the outfitting industry during the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association's forum, On the issue of salmon restoration, we repeatedly hear two prerequisites: "everyone must be kept whole" and no one can be left behind." This is a fair goal. However, to be completely fair, we must recognize those who were made "unwhole" and left behind when the lower Snake River dams destroyed our river and our salmon runs.

Apparently, the economic pain of lost sport fisheries has finally hit home:

These "new" voices join those of the others who have suffered from the loss of salmon. We're long overdue to right the wrongs and make us all winners: Breach 'em!

David Cannamela, Boise
Collaboration on Dams Won't Bring Back Salmon and Steelhead
Idaho Statesman, December 17, 2019

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