Salmon, People, and Place
272 pages, 6 x 9
Release Date:01 Oct 2013

Salmon, People, and Place

A Biologist’s Search for Salmon Recovery

Oregon State University Press
Drawing on his forty-three-year career in the field, Jim Lichatowichdescribes the myths, assumptions, and beliefs underlying salmonmanagement and recovery programs. In Salmon, People, Place, hereflects on the failure of plans based on the idea that naturalsalmon-sustaining ecosystems can be duplicated by hatcheries and theincorporation of salmon into the industrial food production system.Asserting the need for a new "salmon story," Lichatowichprovides management agencies and individuals specific steps designed tochange the way we all think about salmon – actions necessary toachieve sustainable relationships between salmon, people, and place.

The author of the award-winning book, Salmon without Rivers: AHistory of the Pacific Salmon Crisis, JimLichatowich has worked on Pacific salmon issues as aresearcher, manager, and scientific advisor for forty-threeyears.

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