Trying to save wild salmon along the coasts and rivers from California to Alaska has been dispiriting in recent years. No matter how much money has been thrown at plans to protect these beautiful fish, easy solutions to their dwindling numbers have not presented themselves. Removing dams and allowing the fish to once again swim and breed freely is probably the only real hope. Patagonia’s new film “Artifishal” is a deep dive into the politics of fish hatcheries and recovery plans. They’ve recently released the above trailer with a robust schedule of screenings about to kick off.

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