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Latest CBB News > Archives > May 12, 2006
May 12, 2006

SOME ONGOING PROJECTS MIGHT SEE EARLY DECISION ON FUNDING
Posted on Monday, May 15, 2006 (PST)
Fish and wildlife project contracts expiring this fall will be judged on a case-by-case basis and either renewed or brought to "smart closure" ahead of other projects submitted for funding during the fiscal 2007-2009 period, according to a staff plan endorsed by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council's Fish and Wildlife Committee Tuesday. Read More...  

REVIEW TEAM CATEGORIZES MAINSTEM PROPOSALS FOR 2007-09
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2006 (PST)
An initial review of mainstem/systemwide fish and wildlife proposals puts 28 projects in a "Core Program" category and another 32 in "High Priority," marking another step in selecting projects for Bonneville Power Administration funding during fiscal years 2007-2009. Read More...  

THEY’RE BACK: SPRING CHINOOK COUNTS SWELL, FISHING REOPENS
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2006 (PST)
The latest arriving upriver spring chinook salmon run on record has, apparently, arrived, allowing Oregon and Washington officials to reopen the sport fishing season on the Columbia River mainstem above Bonneville Dam and ponder additional non-tribal commercial fisheries in the lower mainstem. Read More...  

$16 MILLION PROJECT AIMED AT BOOSTING ESA SNAKE RIVER CHINOOK
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2006 (PST)
A $16.4 million Nez Perce hatchery construction project was given a conditional green light by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council Tuesday, though state water permitting and Endangered Species Act hurdles remain before the first shovel of dirt is turned. Read More...  

$6 MILLION PROJECT TO PROTECT HIGH QUALITY BULL TROUT HABITAT
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2006 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council this week recommended more that $6 million in "within-year" fish and wildlife project funding adjustments with the vast majority coming its capital expense account. Read More...  

COUNCIL STAFF DOCUMENTS F&W PROJECT COST-SHARE NUMBERS
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2006 (PST)
A preliminary, and admittedly "coarse," look at proposed cost-sharing with the Northwest Power and Conservation Council's fish and wildlife program has turned up some impressive numbers, potentially adding one-third to the total amount spent. Read More...  

SOME ONGOING PROJECTS MIGHT SEE EARLY DECISION ON FUNDING
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2006 (PST)
Fish and wildlife project contracts expiring this fall will be judged on a case-by-case basis and either renewed or brought to "smart closure" ahead of other projects submitted for funding during the fiscal 2007-2009 period, according to a staff plan endorsed by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council's Fish and Wildlife Committee Tuesday. Read More...  

HELICOPTERS, RADIO-CONTROL BOAT PART OF FISH SURVIVAL STUDY
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2006 (PST)
Grant PUD’s 2006 fish survival study season now underway at the Priest Rapids Project. Read More...  

USFWS RELEASES WARM SPRINGS SPRING CHINOOK HATCHERY REVIEW
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2006 (PST)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released this week the assessments and recommendations report for the Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery (Warm Springs NFH) review. Read More...  

 

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