Outdoors

By the numbers for Feb. 14

72

That is the number of dams removed in 2014, the work of nonprofit organizations and state and federal agencies in 19 states, according to the conservation group American Rivers. The organization set a goal of 75 dam removals this year. The two dams removed from the Elwha River on the Olympic Peninsula were counted in 2011, when the project began. Learn more at americanrivers.org/ damremovalsmap.

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