Restoring the wilderness character of the Elwha River in the Olympic WildernessAuthor(s): Susan A. Fox
Source: Journal of Forestry. 114(3): 417.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionThe Olympic Power Company was formed in 1910 with financing from Chicago investors to lure a pulp mill to Port Angeles, Washington. The Elwha and Glines Canyon dams were built on the Elwha River, most of which runs through the Olympic Wilderness of Olympic National Park.
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Fox, Susan A. 2016. Restoring the wilderness character of the Elwha River in the Olympic Wilderness. Journal of Forestry. 14(3): 417.
Keywordswilderness, wilderness character, restoration
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