Tag Archives: Keeping the Klamath safe for salmon

Keeping the Klamath safe for salmon

A federal agency, under pressure to supply water to irrigators, diverts a North Coast river, creating a killing field for tens of thousands of chinook salmon and other fish. Sound familiar? It’s the Cliff’s Notes version of events 11 years ago on the Klamath River — an unnatural disaster with disastrous consequences for coastal communities and Indian tribes that rely on salmon fisheries for their livelihoods. [email protected] 10:34