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There have been several new releases and news pieces featuring the Elwha River Restoration Project and USGS collaborations in the activities. A compilation of print and TV news is provided on the following link:

News Releases

Listed below are several news releases about the research and monitoring of the Elwha River Restoration Project available from the USGS. Many of these news releases include images and photographs. For more information about these news releases and other USGS activities, contact Paul Laustsen, U.S. Geological Survey Office of Communications,

“Sediment Muddies the Water”
News Release: October 23, 2012

“Underwater Ecosystem Inundated by Sediment Plume: Dive Teams Continue Underwater Study at Mouth of Elwha River”
News Release: July 27, 2012

“Elwha River Restoration Science Explained at Science Symposium”
News Release, September 13, 2011

“Publications Explain Elwha River Restoration to Scientists, General Public”
News Release, September 7, 2011

“Final Beach Erosion Survey of the Elwha River Delta Before Dam Removal”
News Release, August 25, 2011

“Federal Dive Teams Conduct Underwater Study at Mouth of Elwha River”
News Release, August 4, 2011

“Restoration of Native Mammal Continues in Olympic National Park as Biologists Prepare to Reintroduce 15 Fishers This Weekend”
News Release, December 17, 2008

“Before the Dams Come Out: Scientists Measure Elwha River Conditions Now to Help Measure Dam Removal Success Tomorrow”
News Release, September 15, 2008

“Biologist-Divers Complete 42-Mile Snorkel Survey of Elwha River”
News Release, September 21, 2007


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