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Latest CBB News > Archives > Jan. 25, 2008
Jan. 25, 2008

CITING COMMENTS, NOAA SEEKS 45-DAY EXTENSION FOR FCRPS BIOP
Posted on Friday, January 25, 2008 (PST)
Responding appropriately to a wealth of comment on its draft Federal Columbia River Power system biological opinion will require more time than anticipated, according to the NOAA Fisheries Service. Read More...  

THOUGH STATES, TRIBE LACK STEELHEAD TAKE PERMIT, FISHERIES MONITORED
Posted on Friday, January 25, 2008 (PST)
The Nez Perce Tribe opened its ongoing gill-net fishery without a federal permit allowing its members to catch and kill protected wild steelhead.


But the tribe isn't the only government entity operating steelhead fisheries in the Snake River basin without take permits from the National Marine Fisheries Service.
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BRIEFS FILED IN APPEALS COURT ON WILD VS. HATCHERY LISTING POLICIES
Posted on Friday, January 25, 2008 (PST)
Fishing and conservation interests continue to press their case that wild-born and hatchery fish, despite genetic alikeness, should be separated when the federal government evaluates whether a stock deserves protection under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

FACILITY WILL REAR GENETICALLY PURE CUTTHROAT FOR MONTANA'S FLATHEAD BASIN
Posted on Friday, January 25, 2008 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council last week gave the go-ahead for final design work that could lead to the groundbreaking, literally and scientifically, for a facility to rear wild-born, genetically pure westslope cutthroat. Read More...  

YAKIMA BASIN WORK SHOWS COLLABORATION IN OFF-SITE MITIGATION
Posted on Friday, January 25, 2008 (PST)
Though mainstem Columbia/Snake River fish passage issues -- flow, spill, improvements at the dams -- get most of the attention, smaller-scale efforts to improve fish passage in the Basin's upper tributaries are just as important in the regional effort to recover salmon and steelhead populations. Read More...  

USFWS REVISED WOLF REGS FOR MORE FLEXIBLITY WITH ELK HERDS
Posted on Friday, January 25, 2008 (PST)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week revised special regulations under the Endangered Species Act governing the management of gray wolves introduced in the Central Idaho and Yellowstone areas of the northern Rocky Mountains. Read More...  

RADIO-COLLARED GRAY WOLF FROM IDAHO LOCATED IN NORTHEAST OREGON
Posted on Friday, January 25, 2008 (PST)
A female gray wolf from Idaho's Timberline Pack has been located in Oregon, using radio signals from her tracking collar. Read More...  

 

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