The 210-foot-tall Glines Canyon Dam.

The 210-foot-tall Glines Canyon Dam.

Ashley Ahearn

Update: The process of breaching the Elwha dams began on Sept. 17, 2011. Katie Campbell was there: All Eyes on the Elwha as Dam Removal Begins.

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In September, removal of the Glines Canyon and Elwha Dams on the Elwha River will begin in Olympic National Park.

Ashley Ahearn and Katie Campbell produced this three-part series of multimedia stories reporting on different aspects of the preparations for the removal of the dams:

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Scientists Measure What Dams Have Done to the Elwha

Otters Connect the Elwha's Salmon to the Olympic's Forests

A Tribe Opts For Hatcheries to Bring Fish to the Elwha

For those who want to get more involved - by visiting or sharing stories about the Elwha:

Fix Your Coordinates: Explore the Elwha

What Are Your Elwha Stories?

Field Notes: My First Date With the Elwha - This is reporter Ashley Ahearn's personal account of her experience on the Elwha River

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