Field Notes: a Northwest nature blog
One of the reasons many of us live in the Pacific Northwest is the natural wonders that amaze us all. On this blog Seattle Times writers and photographers will share their explorations of the natural world from snowcaps to whitecaps. Write us at email@example.com with your own sightings, questions and wonders to share.
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Fish recolonizing the Elwha: a new film
Scientists at work tagging and tracking fish recolonizing the Elwha are featured in a new short film released by NOAA Fisheries.
George Pess and other fisheries experts from NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center and the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe are filmed in their work monitoring the recovery of the Elwha River, and tracking the first returning fish.
A wild steelhead returns to the Little River, a tributary of the Elwha. To see how the fish are captured and tagged, see a new film documenting scientists at work in the Elwha just released by NOAA Fisheries.
John McMillan, photo
To read more about those first recruits and see photos of the pioneering steelhead in the Elwha, see my earlier post in Field Notes.
To learn more about the Elwha restoration, see our special report in The Seattle Times.