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This web-based information resource describes the tradeoffs that were considered in the decision to remove the Elwha and Glines Canyon Dams on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. It includes a detailed assessment of the economic impacts of dam removal and a downloadable report. The assessment provides a basis for monitoring the economic impacts of the recovery of this watershed after the removal of the two dams.
Most people know that the National Park Service cares for national parks, a network of nearly 400 natural, cultural and recreational sites across the nation. The treasures in this system -- the first of its kind in the world -- have been set aside by the American people to preserve, protect, and share, the legacies of this land.
The Fish and Wildlife Service works with others to manage and monitor the conservation of wildlife habitats throughout the United States. This includes the direct management of the National Wildlife Refuge System for the wellfare of all American people, and using social science in the decision making process and utilization of management plans.
Last Updated: 05/12/2016 - 11:10am