Elyse DeFranco

Reporter, Audubon Magazine

Articles by Elyse DeFranco

Plunging view of a river from the top of a dam with green algae in the foreground on the wall of the dam below
With a Historic Dam Removal Imminent, Tribes Prepare for a Klamath River Rebirth
May 24, 2023 — The project, set to begin this summer, promises to boost dwindling salmon populations, bolster tribal traditions, and restore a rich ecosystem.
Absent for More Than a Century, California Condors Soar Above the Redwoods Again
May 17, 2022 — Following 14 years of preparation, the Yurok Tribe and partners have begun releasing the endangered birds back into northern California, rebuilding the condor’s range and revitalizing tribal traditions.