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  • Biologists truck sockeye to pull them out of hot water

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologists work to save endangered Snake River sockeye salmon they have trucked from the Lower Granite Dam where the fish are dying due to the hot temperatures in the Columbia all the way to Redfish Lake.

Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologists work to save endangered Snake River sockeye salmon they have trucked from the Lower Granite Dam where the fish are dying due to the hot temperatures in the Columbia all the way to Redfish Lake. Rocky Barker rbarker@idahostatesman.com
Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologists work to save endangered Snake River sockeye salmon they have trucked from the Lower Granite Dam where the fish are dying due to the hot temperatures in the Columbia all the way to Redfish Lake. Rocky Barker rbarker@idahostatesman.com
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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."