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Latest CBB News > Archives > June 16, 2006
June 16, 2006

COUNCIL OKS EXPANSION OF SOCKEYE CAPTIVE BROODSTOCK PLAN
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council this week endorsed expansion of the hatchery captive broodstock program that is the sole barrier between Snake River sockeye salmon and extinction. Read More...  

WILL PROGRAM PRESERVE LONESOME LARRY’S THIN GENETIC LINE?
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 (PST)
A Snake River sockeye salmon captive broodstock hatchery program that continues the genetic line of "Lonesome Larry" earned a groundswell of support this week after receiving a critical scientific review. Read More...  

MONTANA SUGGESTS LIBBY DAM SPILL MIGHT HAVE BEEN AVOIDED
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 (PST)
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer is criticizing an ongoing spill over Libby Dam, suggesting it could have been avoided if not for pressure to store water for Columbia River salmon. Read More...  

NOAA DEVELOPING TOOLS TO MATCH OCEAN CONDITIONS, FISH RUNS
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 (PST)
The near edge of that "black box" called the Pacific Ocean has been pried open by NOAA Fisheries scientists who say they can gauge how well juvenile salmon and steelhead survive during that crucial time when they move from Columbia River freshwater to saltwater. Read More...  

. NORTHEAST OREGON HATCHERY DELAYED BY ESA CREDITING ISSUE
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 (PST)
A hoped-for June start to construction on a $16.4 million Northeast Oregon Hatchery complex has been deferred as the project's funding source, the Bonneville Power Administration, awaits assurances that it will bring desired Endangered Species Act "credit." Read More...  

REPORT DETAILS BPA’S $7.8 BILLION ON FISH, WILDLIFE SINCE 1978
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council is seeking public comments on its fifth annual report to the Northwest governors on Bonneville Power Administration expenditures to implement the Council’s program to protect and rebuild fish and wildlife in the Columbia River Basin. Read More...  

RESEARCH: ADULT SALMON SURVIVAL 98 PERCENT DAM TO DAM
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 (PST)
New "PIT tag" data analysis developed by NOAA Fisheries should better allow the agency to calculate survival rates of adult salmon and steelhead as they attempt their spawning journey up through the Columbia and Snake rivers' system of dams and reservoirs. Read More...  

 

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