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Latest CBB News > Archives > Jan. 12, 2001
Jan. 12, 2001

1. TRIBES SEEK INCREASED HARVEST, OUTPLANTING IN 2001
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
The four lower Columbia River treaty tribes have offered a 2001 spring
fishing proposal they say will share an expected a wealth of returning
hatchery-produced upriver spring chinook salmon without blunting a
parallel resurgence in wild, Endangered Species Act listed fish numbers.
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2. SALMON 4(d) HABITAT RULES TAKE EFFECT
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
A bridge construction work stoppage in Oregon's Clackamas County is a
signal that Pacific Northwest salmon restoration has entered a new era,
with new rules now in effect intended to protect Endangered Species Act
listed stocks.

Over the past four months new National Marine Fisheries Service habitat
rules have taken effect that aim to protect 14 populations of threatened
salmon and steelhead ranging from Southern California to the Canadian
border.
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3. SHORT WATER YEAR HAS MONTANA CONCERNED
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
A potential water crunch in the Columbia Basin has Montana officials
concerned about downstream demands that could develop.

Water from Montana and Canada is considered the most valuable, both for
the Columbia Basin's hydroelectric network, and for biological needs.
The headwaters that cascade from western Montana's mountains can pass
through as many as 15 hydro projects, and it can deliver biological
benefits along the way.
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4. TMT WORRIES NOT ENOUGH WATER FOR FLOW AUG
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
The third worst water year of the past 11 years has Technical Management
Team members worried there won't be enough water available to augment
flows for endangered salmon this coming summer, let alone enough to keep
all chum salmon redds watered below Bonneville Dam or to keep the power
system from falling into another power emergency.
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5. TRUST MAKES ARROWLEAF PURCHASE IN METHOW VALLEY
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
A near pristine 1,020 acre parcel of central Washington real estate
frequented by some nine federally listed fish and terrestrial wildlife
species gained long-sought protections Tuesday with its purchase by the
San Francisco-based Trust for Public Land.
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6. FROZEN SPERM COULD SOMEDAY SAVE SALMON
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
Freezing endangered salmon sperm could be the most unique effort in the
Northwest to help save wild runs of salmon. However, researchers hope
the sperm will never have to be used to resuscitate any of the
endangered salmon stocks of the lower Snake River basin since its use
would occur only after all else fails and one of the stocks nears
extinction.
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