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June 19, 2009

Environment Analysis Completed For Additional Lake Roosevelt Water Releases
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation last week completed the environmental analysis it feels necessary to release additional water from central Washington's Lake Roosevelt in summer and early fall for cities, farms and fish. Read More...  

Dworshak Dam Turbine Gets Temporary Repair Allowing Cool Water For Fish
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
Dworshak Dam's unit 3 stirred to life Wednesday afternoon, providing hydro operators and hydro managers assurance that the turbine can generate power and deliver cool water downstream for fish during the fast approaching hot season. Read More...  

Council Moves Forward On Wildlife Project Recommendations Under F&W Program
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
The stage is set for the Northwest Power and Conservation Council to complete next month the first, relatively small, leg of its newly devised process for evaluating which projects should be funded through its Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program. Read More...  

Reservoir Elevations Held Steady For Tribal Fishing; Sockeye Run Building Steam
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
Dam operators agreed to hold lower Columbia River reservoir elevations relatively steady this week and next week to avoid raising havoc with tribal nets deployed to sweep in returning summer chinook and sockeye salmon, steelhead and other fish. Read More...  

Federal Judge Issues Order On John Day Grazing To Protect Mid-Columbia Steelhead
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
A federal court this week put the U.S. Forest Service on trial, saying the agency must follow through on its plans for assuring grazing operations in Oregon's John Day River basin don't jeopardize the survival of protected steelhead or face the legal consequences. Read More...  

WDFW Seeks Members For New Advisory Board On Salmon, Steelhead Fishing
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking nominations for a new citizen advisory board responsible for reviewing plans to improve sport fishing opportunities for salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River basin. Read More...  

Study Looks At Differences Between Zebra Mussels And Quagga Mussels
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
The zebra mussels that have wreaked ecological havoc on the Great Lakes are harder to find these days -- not because they are dying off, but because they are being replaced by a cousin, the quagga mussel. But zebra mussels still dominate in fast-moving streams and rivers. Read More...  

Council Approves 'Findings' On Recommendations For Fish And Wildlife Program
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
In updating its fish and wildlife "program," the Northwest Power and Conservation Council contemplated thousands of pages of recommendations, comments on those recommendations and comments on draft amendments. Read More...  

NOAA-Led Report Assesses National, Regional Impacts Of Global Climate Change
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
Climate change is already having visible impacts in the United States, and choices made now will determine the severity of its impacts in the future, according to a new federal study assessing the current and anticipated domestic impacts of climate change. Read More...  

CBB Shorts:
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
CBB Shorts: Marbled Murrelet; New License For Spokane River Project; New Forest Service Service Read More...  


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