What are the most important factors for improving the future of salmon runs?
Salmon & dams must coexist
agree that we need to focus on protecting and improving habitats where salmon spend the beginning of their lives and return to spawn as adults.
agree that it is critical to the Northwest for dams and salmon to coexist.
agree that conditions in the ocean, where salmon spend most of their lives, have an enormous impact on salmon runs.
Majority view removing the Snake River dams as an “extreme” solution
What is the most practical source of energy for the Pacific Northwest?
- 17% Other (coal, energy efficiency, natural gas)
- 12% Don’t know
- 12% Solar
- 15% Wind
- 43% Hydro Power
What is the most important use of the Columbia and Snake rivers?
- 14% Other (flood control, barging good, recreational fishing)
- 15% Don’t know
- 22% Power Generation
- 22% Irrigation / Growing Crops
- 43% Habitat for Salmon & Wildlife