Beaver Creek is too Hot for Salmon in the Summer
Water over 64° F is too warm for young salmon. In 2015 we had 105 days over 64° F at Glenn Otto Park.
Why is warm water bad for salmon?
Why is Beaver Creek so warm?
What can we do?
This article was written by Chelsea White-Brainard, and illustrated by Jon Wagner, both of East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District.