Here's a link to the "Makin' Rainbows: video clip, that shows rainbows coming out of the whales, just 6 days after they came in. Song and "poem" by Brian Tripp. No photoshop involved, just whales, sunshine and water. Miracles do happen!
What do you think the whales are trying to tell us?
This video clip was commissioned by American Rivers in order to communicate some of the reasons for dam removal to Legislators and decision makers in D.C. Since these folk generally have short attention spans, and limited time - we kept it to 10 minutes. It only scratches the surface, and does not attempt to delve into the complexities of the Klamath River Basin Restoration Agreement.
The fact that stakeholders and agencies and conservation groups have gotten together to work out a solution is more than "Kumbaya" - it represents a shift from endless battling to seeking solutions - namely the removal of the 4 lowermost dams on the Klamath River.
For more views of the Klamath river basin, the dams, and the blocked habitats, go to:http://www.thomasbdunklin.com/gallery/KlamathDams
Dam removal is the keystone to restoring the fishes and fisheries of the Klamath River. A stakeholder based agreement is more likely to get us there than anything else. The times are changing. Can we evolve with the changes?
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In Print This Week:
Oct 20, 2016
vol XXVII issue 42
The North Coast Journal Weekly
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