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Latest CBB News > Archives > March 7, 2008
March 7, 2008

NOAA RESEARCH LINKING SEA TEMPERATURE SWINGS TO SALMON RETURN NUMBERS
Posted on Friday, March 07, 2008 (PST)
North Pacific sea surface temperatures have historically swung up and down in 20 to 30-year cycles, changing with it climatic and ecological variables that shift the fate of salmon. Read More...  

NOAA SCIENTISTS STUDYING IMPACTS OF ANOMALY IN CALIFORNIA CURRENT IN 2005
Posted on Friday, March 07, 2008 (PST)
NOAA scientists are reviewing unusual environmental conditions in the Pacific Ocean as the likely culprit for the dramatically low returns of chinook and coho salmon to rivers and streams along the West Coast of the United States in 2007. Read More...  

AGREEMENT STRUCK ON BONNEVILLE SPILL FOR SPRING CREEK HATCHERY FISH
Posted on Friday, March 07, 2008 (PST)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week made a one-time offer to spill water at Bonneville Dam to provide an extra passage option for migrating juvenile "tule" fall chinook released from Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery. Read More...  

CBB INTERVIEW: LARRY CASSIDY, 10 YEARS REPRESENTING WASHINGTON ON NPCC
Posted on Friday, March 07, 2008 (PST)
Forty years of public efforts aimed at enhancing fish and wildlife slowed, deliberately, to a crawl last month for Frank "Larry" Cassidy with his exit from the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Read More...  

CORPS' WITT ANDERSON MOVES UP BUT NOT OUT OF COLUMBIA BASIN SALMON ARENA
Posted on Friday, March 07, 2008 (PST)
A familiar figure on the Columbia River basin salmon recovery scene has taken a much broader role with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Read More...  

WDFW SAYS LOW COHO, WILD CHINOOK RETURNS WILL LIMIT SALMON FISHING
Posted on Friday, March 07, 2008 (PST)
Hatchery chinook salmon returns to the Columbia River and portions of Puget Sound are expected to be up from last year, but low returns of coho and wild chinook could put a damper on upcoming salmon fisheries around Washington state. Read More...  

GOVERNOR, UMATILLA BASIN RESIDENTS MARK SIGNING OF OREGON WATER BILL
Posted on Friday, March 07, 2008 (PST)
Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski joined Umatilla Basin residents Wednesday in Hermiston to sign the Agriculture and Community Water Act of 2008, which addresses water shortages across Oregon, particularly in the Umatilla Basin where a huge critical groundwater area affects dozens of farms. Read More...  

WASHINGTON'S FIRST AGRICULTURE HCP OUT FOR PUBLIC REVIEW
Posted on Friday, March 07, 2008 (PST)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service announced this week in the Federal Register the availability for public review of the combined draft Environmental Assessment and Habitat Conservation Plan addressing applications by the Broughton Land Company for incidental take permits for three federally listed aquatic species -- bull trout, chinook salmon, and steelhead. Read More...  

 

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