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Latest CBB News > Archives > May 5, 2000
May 5, 2000

1. TRIBES GET SPRING CHINOOK COMMERCIAL FISHERY
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
The most bountiful adult return since 1972 has enabled the first
commercial treaty fishery on Columbia-Snake river spring chinook salmon
in more than two decades as well as a relatively rare sport fishing
season in Idaho.
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2. TERN REMOVAL PLAN DEAD IN TRACKS
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Caspian terns in the Columbia River estuary will remain largely
unmolested this year as a plan to move North America's largest colony
was stopped by a federal court this week.
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3. NMFS NIXES LITTLE GOOSE 24-HOUR SPILL PROPOSAL
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
A request from Columbia Basin salmon managers to "spread the risk" to
migrating juvenile salmon by increasing the amount of water voluntarily
spilled at the Lower Snake River's Little Goose Dam was rejected
Wednesday by the National Marine Fisheries Service.
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4. FALL CHINOOK SURVIVAL STUDY DEBATED
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
A planned summer National Marine Fisheries Service pilot study to
evaluate the survival of subyearling fall chinook transported from the
Snake River remains somewhat in limbo because of criticisms from other
agencies and tribes about the study's design.
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5. NEZ PERCE HATCHERY PROPOSAL MOVES AHEAD
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
A Nez Perce tribal hatchery supplementation plan -- 18 years and $13.7
million in the making -- could get the green light May 17 when the
Northwest Power Planning Council considers a $16 million construction
spending proposal.
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6. SCIENTISTS SORT THROUGH REGION'S RECOVERY MODELS
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
A meeting of Columbia Basin fish and wildlife recovery's analytical
minds was called this week to sort through the varied methods,
assumptions and conclusions now being produced that are intended to
eventually inform the region's decision makers.
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