Searching for gold with habitat restoration in mind

In the Alaska-Yukon region, salmon is as precious as gold. There are hundreds of small and large placer mining operations in Alaska actively producing gold in the US. Placer mining sites sit along creeks and streams, giving miners the chance to re-mine for any nuggets or fine gold left over from the Yukon's Klondike Gold Rush in the late 1890s. Meanwhile, since 1991, 12 Pacific salmon runs have been listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). These routes that salmon use to make their…

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Searching for gold with habitat restoration in mind