Wildlife and the Elwha River Restoration

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe is studying how small mammals, elk, deer and birds are responding to the newly restored Elwha River.

Focused on the former lakebeds of Aldwell and Mills, the tribe is studying which small mammals are using the lakebeds for habitat; where deer and elk are browsing on the new vegetation; and how birds are transporting seeds from the forest to the lakebeds via their scat.

A full story is here, with photos here.

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