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Earth Matters / Gila Descending 30th Anniversary

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In May 1983, avid hunter, fisherman, outdoorsman and writer, Dutch Salmon, made a 200 mile journey by foot and canoe down the Gila River from its headwaters at Bead Spring to the Solomon Dam in Arizona.

This wasn’t any old journey, since Dutch’s companions were his hound dog, Rojo, and his tomcat.  This week’s host Allyson Siwik, Executive Director of the Gila Resources Information Project and the Gila Conservation Coalition, talks with Dutch as he reminisces about his adventure, canoeing and fishing the Gila, mountain men, and river protection.  Dutch wrote about his journey in the book, Gila Descending, now in its fourth printing.

To find out more about Dutch’s journey and Gila Descending, visit the Gila Conservation Coalition website at

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Earth Matters / Dutch Salmon – Gila Descending

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