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Latest CBB News > Archives > Feb. 8, 2002
Feb. 8, 2002

1. PANEL SAYS KLAMATH FISH DECISIONS LACKED SCIENCE BACKING
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
Current scientific evidence does not support the need to require higher
water levels in Oregon's Upper Klamath Lake or higher flows on the
nearby Klamath River, as prescribed by two federal agencies to protect
endangered and threatened species of fish.

That's the finding of a new interim report from the National Academy of
Science's National Research Council.
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2. ODFW USING HELICOPTER SHOOT TO TRACK TUBERCULOSIS
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to shoot 250 adult deer
and 100 adult elk from a helicopter in late February and March to
determine if tuberculosis from a single female captive elk that died at
an eastern Oregon ranch in November has spread to the wild population.
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3. PRESIDENT'S BUDGET BOOSTS BASIN SALMON RECOVERY FUNDING
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
President George W. Bush this week sent Congress an FY03 budget that
would boost spending on Columbia Basin salmon recovery to $506 million,
according to Northwest federal agency leaders.
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4. RESEACHERS SAY OCEAN HOLDS HOPE FOR 2001 OUTMIGRANTS
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
Migrating juvenile spring chinook salmon and steelhead faced a gauntlet
last year with low, clear, and often warmer, Columbia-Snake river flows
retarding their downstream progress and leaving them more readily
accessible to fish and avian predators, according to National Marine
Fisheries Service officials.
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5. FISHERY OFFICIALS EXPECT BUMPER FALL CHINOOK RETURNS
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
The total forecast for a return of 677,900 Columbia River fall chinook
salmon to the river mouth this summer would be the third largest adult
return since 1948.

The projections this week from the U.S. v Oregon Technical Advisory
Committee continue a trend of rosy forecasts for 2002, after a 2001
season that saw modern-day records fall for spring chinook salmon and
for summer steelhead.
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6. NWPPC OKS TANGLE NET SELECTIVE FISHERY FUNDING
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
The Northwest Power Planning Council on Wednesday recommended a $659,368
"within-year funding allocation" to allow further evaluation of live
capture selective harvesting techniques by the Oregon and Washington
departments of fish and wildlife.
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