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April 24, 2009

Agencies, Yakama Nation Move Forward On Returning Salmon To Upper Cle Elum River
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
The public is invited to weigh in next week on budding plans to provide access for salmon to the upper reaches of central Washington's Cle Elum River, a tributary to the Yakima River. Read More...  

Sea Lion Numbers Down At Bonneville; 11 Trapped So Far This Year, 7 Euthanized
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
California sea lion numbers at the Columbia River's Bonneville Dam are down so far this spring compared to recent years, and so is their "take" of migrating salmon and steelhead, according to preliminary data posted April 17 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Read More...  

Another NOAA Pesticide BiOp Outlines Three Chemicals' Threat To Salmon
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
NOAA's Fisheries Service on Monday issued a biological opinion that says the registration of two particular pesticide chemicals -- carbaryl and carbofuran -- posed a threat to 22 of the 28 Pacific salmon and steelhead stocks that are protected under the Endangered Species Act, and another, methomyl, jeopardizes 18 of the listed stocks. Read More...  

With Uncertainty Over Spring Chinook Return Mainstem Fishing Shut Down For Now
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
The Columbia River basin's 2009 upriver spring chinook run is finally starting to build, and fishers, now shutdown on the mainstem, are hoping the trend grows and grows. Read More...  

Spring Chinook Passing Lower Granite Ladders, Idaho Salmon Fishing Opens Saturday
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
The first chinook salmon of spring have arrived at the lower Snake River's Lower Granite Dam, the last hurdle on their way back to Idaho and northeast Oregon. Read More...  

Research Documents Reduced River Flows; Says Columbia Down 14 Percent
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
Rivers in some of the world's most populous regions are losing water, according to a comprehensive study of global stream flows. Read More...  

Council's Economic Board Looks At Power System/Fish Restoration 'Interactions'
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
The potential "interactions" between fish and wildlife project implementation and Columbia River basin power system economics needs to be better analyzed as the Northwest Power and Conservation Council prepares its Sixth Power Plan, according to a new report by the Independent Economic Analysis Board. Read More...  

UI, WSU Scientists Develop Easier Method To Detect Coldwater Disease In Salmon, Trout
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
University of Idaho fisheries scientist Ken Cain and Washington State University researcher Douglas Call have collaborated to develop an antibody that detects the fish pathogen that causes Coldwater Disease in trout and salmon. Read More...  

Corps Next Week To Test Gas Abatement Flow Deflectors At Chief Joseph Dam
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers next week will conduct spill tests at Chief Joseph to evaluate the effectiveness of recently installed flow deflectors at reducing total dissolved gas concentrations downstream of the dam. Read More...  

CBB Shorts
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
CBB Shorts: USFWS Grants For Basin Habitat; Proposed Rockfish Listings; Developing Offshore Wind Power

--- USFWS Grants Fund Upper Columbia Basin Habitat Land Acquisitions
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