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The Impact – Dam Removal and Deschutes Estuary Restoration Plan for Capitol Lake

An overview and discussion of the plan to convert Capitol Lake back into an estuary by removing a dam in the heart of downtown Olympia. Interviews with the Capitol-Lake Deschutes Estuary Long Term Management Project leaders Carrie Martin with the Department of Enterprise Services and Tessa Gardner-Brown with the environmental engineering firm Floyd-Snider, as well as Jack Havens with the Capitol Lake Improvement and Protection Association (CLIPA) and Sue Patnude with the Deschutes Estuary Restoration Team (DERT).