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April 30, 2009

Corps Stimulus Funding Includes $191 Million For Portland, Seattle, Walla Walla Districts
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
Newly announced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers economic "stimulus" projects will create jobs while also accelerating efforts in the Columbia River basin to boost populations of salmon and steelhead and other fish and wildlife. Read More...  

USFWS Stimulus Funding Brings Millions For Columbia Basin Habitat/Hatchery Work
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week that it will undertake 94 construction, energy efficiency, habitat restoration and other improvement projects in the coming months to create jobs. Read More...  

Slow And Low Spring Chinook Return Puts Harvest Managers In Wait-And-See-Mode
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
Fishery managers up and down the Columbia River are keeping a close eye on spring chinook salmon counts at Bonneville Dam to determine what type of harvest opportunities might be available in the weeks ahead. Read More...  

NOAA Fisheries Starts New Status Review Of Oregon Coast Coho ESA Listing
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
NOAA Fisheries Service announced Tuesday that it is starting a biological review of the status of Oregon coast coho salmon, a population of salmon that has been the subject of litigation under the Endangered Species Act for more than a decade. Read More...  

Commerce, Interior Revoke Bush ESA Rule; Will Review Consultation Regulations
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar this week announced that the two departments are revoking an eleventh hour Bush Administration rule that they say undermined Endangered Species Act protections. Read More...  

Oregon State Offers Nation's First Online Graduate Fisheries Management Certificate
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
This fall, Oregon State University will launch what educators say may be the first comprehensive online graduate certificate program in fisheries management in the world. Read More...  

Idaho Takes Steps On Invasive Species; Any Boat Longer Than 10 Feet Needs Sticker
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
Anybody who wants to launch a boat more than 10 feet long in Idaho waters will have to buy an Idaho Invasive Species Fund sticker. Read More...  

Projects Restore Fish Passage At Two Crooked River Irrigation Dams
Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 (PST)
The Crooked River Watershed Council has recently completed two projects that allow fish migrating the Crooked River to reach their spawning grounds. Read More...  


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