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Latest CBB News > Archives > Jan. 6, 2006
Jan. 6, 2006

LAWSUIT CHALLENGES BULL TROUT CRITICAL HABITAT DESIGNATIONS
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 (PST)
Alliance for the Wild Rockies and Friends of the Wild Swan conservation organizations late Thursday filed a formal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's recent "critical habitat" designations for federally protected bull trout. Read More...  

FIRST REMAND REPORT DETAILS PROCESS FOR REVISING FCRPS BIOP
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 (PST)
The process for revising the federal government's Columbia River hydrosystem salmon protection plan are described in a set of documents filed Tuesday with the U.S. District Court in Portland. Read More...  

YES TO SPILL, NO TO FLOW HAS PARTIES CLAIMING PARTIAL VICTORY
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 (PST)
Claims of victory came from a variety of sources following U.S. District Court Judge James A. Redden's approval of plans to spill water this spring and summer as a passage route for salmon and steelhead approaching Columbia/Snake hydro projects. Read More...  

BPA RECEIVES PROPOSALS FROM FIVE ENTITIES FOR FISH DATA WORK
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 (PST)
Bonneville Power Administration officials say the agency has received proposals from five entities that aspire to take over the primary functions of the Fish Passage Center, which will be phased out by the end of March. Read More...  

MOA GIVES IDAHO MOST RESPONSIBILITY FOR MANAGING WOLVES
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 (PST)
Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton and Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne Thursday signed a Memorandum of Agreement transferring most of the responsibility for managing gray wolves in central Idaho from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to state wildlife officials. Read More...  

CORPS INCREASES WATER RELEASES TO PREPARE FOR MORE STORMS
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 (PST)
The Army Corps of Engineers was releasing large amounts of water today (Jan. 6) from its reservoirs on the Middle Fork of the Willamette River and the North Santiam River to prepare for future rain storms. Read More...  

LAKE TROUT UP IN LAKE PEND OREILLE; KOKANEE STILL IN TROUBLE
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 (PST)
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says deep-water trap netting showed an increase in lake trout numbers in Lake Pend Oreille over the past two years. Read More...  

NEW REPORT ANALYZES POTENTIAL, PROCESS FOR ESA DELISTINGS
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 (PST)
A new report from the University of Idaho's College of Natural Resources examines the Endangered Species Act to promote understanding of how threatened and endangered species are added to and, more importantly, removed from the federal list. Read More...  

 

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