Campaign to Remove the Savage Rapids Dam -
Savage Rapids Dam is the single largest killer of salmon on the Rogue River. In 2000 Senators Wyden and Smith introduced legislation to provide funding to remove Savage Rapids Dam and replace it with pumps, but there wasn't time to move the bill forward.
Now, a new bill has been drafted to complete the project. The bill will authorize and fund the installation of pumps, the removal of the dam, water conservation activities, and fishery, riparian and recreational enhancements.
A win-win compromise that protects endangered fish while still meeting local water needs, this bill needs to be introduced and passed.
When: During the month of July
Requires: Sending letters to Oregon's Congressional leaders!
Contact Information: Erika Giesen, firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-772-6116