Coquihalla: Dynamite to the rescue for a stranded stock of steelhead

 "..Fisheries management here has always been challenged by two factors: the presence of both summer and winter steelhead runs, and Othello Falls, a natural barrier that slows the migration of fish. It’s this cascade that separates the summer- and winter-run fish stocks.In the spring of 2014, the balance shifted - creating an almost impossible situation - when a railway support abutment (a remnant from the now-defunct Kettle Valley Railway) slumped into the river, pushing a particularly large, problematic boulder into the channel .."


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