What do the Lower Snake River dams have to do with me? A lot.

Growing up on the Oregon coast, the first orca I saw was Keiko the killer whale at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. I remember the excitement leading up to that field trip; we learned about whales and made greeting cards for Keiko welcoming him to his new home. Walking up to his tank, my heart sank seeing an orca in captivity. I knew Keiko was meant to be in the wild.

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