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Latest CBB News > Archives > June 23, 2006
June 23, 2006

PRELIMINARY DATA SHOWS SEA LION IMPACT ON 2006 SPRING FISH RUN
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 (PST)
This year’s late-timed rush of spring chinook salmon up the Columbia River may have done as much to save their number as did elaborate human efforts to keep the fish from the jaws of sea lions lurking at the base of Bonneville Dam. Read More...  

BRIEFING LAUNCHED IN FISH PASSAGE CENTER APPEALS COURT CASE
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration ignored provisions of the Northwest Power Act and followed instead non-binding congressional report language last year when it chose to stop funding Fish Passage Center operations, allege briefs filed June 16 with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Read More...  

LEGAL ARGUMENTS CONTINUE ON JOINING UPPER SNAKE, FCRPS BIOPS
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 (PST)
Girded by a recent appeals court decision in a separate case, fishing and conservation groups last week resumed their call to have biological impacts of upper Snake River and lower Snake/Columbia river dams judged as a single unit. Read More...  

PARTIES DICUSS PROJECTS TO RESTORE WHITE RIVER SPRING CHINOOK
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 (PST)
Officials from tribes, fish agencies, the U.S. Forest Service, local government, Grant Public Utility District and interested individuals on Wednesday met in Leavenworth, Wash., to discuss preliminary projects that could help restore populations of Upper Columbia River spring chinook salmon to the White River. Read More...  

IDAHO POWER BEGINS TRAPPING CHINOOK FOR HATCHERY PROGRAM
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 (PST)
Idaho Power this month has begun trapping spring chinook salmon at both the Hells Canyon Dam and its Rapid River Hatchery with a combined capture goal of 2,700 fish for artificial spawning. Read More...  

GROUPS CHALLENGE MONTANA HYBRID FISH ERADICATION
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 (PST)
Conservation groups have challenged a plan to eradicate hybrid fish
from alpine lakes in Montana's South Fork Flathead River drainage.
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NOAA RELEASES STATUS OF FISH REPORT; SENATE OKS MAGNUSON ACT
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 (PST)
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this week released its annual report to Congress on the status of U.S. marine fisheries for 2005, noting some progress toward reducing the number of stocks that are overfished. Read More...  

 

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