Environment | Water

Video: Nez Perce Tribe Works to Re-Introduce Coho Salmon to Idaho

EarthFix | Dec. 27, 2012 5:33 a.m.

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Idaho‚Äôs coho salmon were never listed as endangered before they went extinct in 1987. Very few people noticed when the fish were gone. The Nez Perce Tribe noticed. And thanks to the tribe’s extraordinary efforts - including smuggled salmon eggs and armed guards - coho are once again returning by the thousands to Idaho waters.

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