Elwha River Restoration News

elwhaWeekly Updates From the Field. The National Park Service continues to work on repairs to the Elwha Water Facilities. Throughout the Elwha River Valley, park scientists are busy with restoration and monitoring projects.

August marks the start of Chinook and pink salmon runs on the Elwha River and fisheries biologists are preparing for their return. Elsewhere in the field, the inter-agency sediment team was out surveying last week, revegetation crews have begun monitoring vegetation plots, and ranger-guided Elwha Discovery Walks have begun on former Lake Aldwell.

Read more in this week's Dam Removal Blog

Information from

Rainey McKenna Public Information Officer

Olympic National Park