Oregon State University and the US Environmental Protection Agency convened 30 scientists and policy experts to evaluate the future of wild Pacific salmon. Their prognastications were not rosy. Here’s the crux:

"The most probable forecast if things don’t change markedly is that by 2100, wild salmon will be reduced to remnant runs in the lower 48 states and southern British Columbia," said Bob Lackey of the Environmental Protection Agency in Corvallis.

The Salem Statesman-Journalreports.