In this June 22, 2015 photo, Melissa Erkel, a fish passage biologist with the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, looks at culvert along the north fork of Newaukum Creek near Enumclaw, Wash. The culvert is slated to be replaced by a private land owner with a wider bridge designed to let salmon and other fish pass naturally along the creek.
In this June 22, 2015 photo, Melissa Erkel, a fish passage biologist with the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, looks at culvert along the north fork of Newaukum Creek near Enumclaw, Wash. The culvert is slated to be replaced by a private land owner with a wider bridge designed to let salmon and other fish pass naturally along the creek. Ted S. Warren AP
In this June 22, 2015 photo, Melissa Erkel, a fish passage biologist with the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, looks at culvert along the north fork of Newaukum Creek near Enumclaw, Wash. The culvert is slated to be replaced by a private land owner with a wider bridge designed to let salmon and other fish pass naturally along the creek. Ted S. Warren AP

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