Tucannon

By Rebecca Phillips, Washington State Magazine

TUCANNON RIVER, Wash. – Anecdotal evidence suggests manmade logjams have successfully slowed the Tucannon River’s currents, creating deeper, cooler flows enriched with the oxygen vital for fish survival.

Washington State University associate professor Alex Fremier and former graduate student Joe Parzych are leading a study to document the environmental improvements and their effects on salmon and trout.

Read all of this article in the fall issue of Washington State Magazine at https://magazine.wsu.edu/2015/08/16/restoring-chaos/.