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Latest CBB News > Archives > May 25, 2007
May 25, 2007

$4.9 MILLION FROM BPA HELPS CREATE WILLAMETTE NATURE PRESERVE
Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2007 (PST)
A conservation-minded couple and The Nature Conservancy have agreed to protect 1,244 acres of rare native prairie and oak woodlands near Eugene, creating the largest privately-owned nature sanctuary in the Willamette Valley. Read More...  

COEUR D’ALENE BASIN MINING IMPACTS RESTORATION PLAN RELEASED
Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2007 (PST)
The Coeur d'Alene Basin Natural Resource Trustees this week released the Coeur d'Alene Basin Final Interim Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment, and the Finding Of No Significant Impact. Read More...  

FISH FEED CLEARED; ODFW MOVES FORWARD ON STOCKING SCHEDULES
Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2007 (PST)
On the heels of the Federal Drug Administration’s recent announcement that farm fish showed no contamination from recalled fish feed, state hatchery managers are moving forward with their stocking schedules and releasing fingerlings in several lakes and rivers across the state. Read More...  

INTERIOR GIVES NW TRIBES $1.6 MILLION FOR CONSERVATION PROJECTS
Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2007 (PST)
The Interior Department's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week that almost $9 million in grants will go to sixty Native American conservation projects in eighteen states.

Of this amount, nearly $1.6 million will be distributed to Tribes in Washington and Idaho.
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OREGON ENVIRONMENT GRANTS FOCUS ON WILLAMETTE VALLEY
Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2007 (PST)
Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski this week awarded eight Oregon Governor’s Fund for the Environment grants during a ceremony at the Capitol. These grants will aid farmers, vintners, students, educators, and landowners in being stewards of our natural resources. Read More...  

CORPS MODIFYING WILLAMETTE VALLEY OPERATIONS TO AID FISH
Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2007 (PST)
This year's less-than-average snowmelt and a lack of seasonal spring rain is driving the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to modify its Willamette Valley operations to meet water quality and Endangered Species Act commitments. Read More...  

FEDS FILE PROPOSED ACTION PLAN/RPA FOR BASIN SALMON RECOVERY
Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2007 (PST)
The gist of federal "action" agencies' plan to push Columbia/Snake river basin salmon and steelhead stocks toward recovery, and thus away from extinction, was filed in federal court this week, nearly 20 months after the reigning plan was declared invalid under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

 

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