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Stream of Consciousness: Drought, Deconstructed

By John DeVoe  |  June 15, 2015  |  Instream For many Oregonians, drought once existed as an abstraction, something that happened elsewhere, far away. No longer. This summer, Oregon’s rivers are suffering some of the lowest streamflows and highest water temperatures in our recorded history. These conditions are triggering tragic kills of salmon, steelhead, trout, and sturgeon in the Columbia, …