Rafting the Upper Klamath River is possible through the summer thanks to releases of water from the J.C. Boyle Dam, which will be removed next year. When guides return to the Upper Klamath in 2025, this stretch of the river will be forever changed.
Federal regulators have issued a draft environmental impact statement saying there are significant benefits to a plan to demolish four massive dams on Northern California’s Klamath River to save imperiled migratory salmon.
Bentz, a Republican who represents the drought-impacted area, says the federal government helped cause the crisis with its regulatory choices and must find solutions. But he urged his constituents to obey the law.