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Biologists estimated this spring there were 230,700 in the Pacific Ocean waiting to pass under the Golden Gate Bridge and head upriver into the Central Valley.
The city plans to extend Crescent Park upriver toward Woldenburg Park, which fronts the French Quarter.
Russian Mission is a smaller village farther upriver.
Nepal opened a huge dam upriver, sending a torrent downstream.
The scientists are traveling upriver in a big motorized boat that looks like an open-air school bus.
Just over 8,000 people live in the 13 largely Yup'ik villages in the Kusilvak Census Area, from Hooper Bay on the coast to Emmonak at the Yukon River mouth to Russian Mission upriver.
Then, walk just a few blocks upriver to Lucullus (pictured), which has been in business for more than 30 years, and specializes in 17th, 18th and 19th century culinary antiques.
What’s more, the river’s fish have begun rebounding: Spring chinook steelhead have shown signs of recolonizing the waters upriver of the old dam site.
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