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Latest CBB News > Archives > July 10, 2009
July 10, 2009

Ocean Tracking Project Garners Data On Salmon Survival Downstream Of Hydrosystem
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
A first-ever sampling of juvenile salmon survival during the initial leg of their ocean journey would indicate they do not suffer negative after-effects from their journey down through the Columbia-Snake river hydro projects, according to a research paper published in the peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Read More...  

Sockeye Reintroduced Into Lake Cle Elum; Part Of Effort To Restore Fish Passage In Yakima Basin
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
The Yakama Nation on Tuesday took a historic step toward restoration of sockeye salmon to the Yakima basin by reintroducing adult sockeye into Lake Cle Elum near Roslyn, Wash. Read More...  

Researchers Testing Juvenile Fish Passage At Detroit Dam As Part Of Willamette Recovery Efforts
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
Efforts to revitalize wild Willamette River steelhead and spring chinook stocks are starting to build with tests and construction this spring and summer at multi-purpose dams in the basin's upper reaches. Read More...  

Removal Of SW Washington Dam Begins; Opens Habitat For Lower Columbia Steelhead
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
Restoration of a one-half mile stretch of Trout Creek and the removal of a 1930s-era dam began July 1 on a $2 million project on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest near the former Wind River Nursery north of Carson in southwestern Washington. Read More...  

Another Good Sockeye Return; Lower Granite Counts Build For Fish Headed To Stanley Basin
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
A repeat of last year's booming sockeye salmon return to the Columbia and Snake river basins has materialized with counts at hydro project fish ladders continuing to mount. Read More...  

Humane Society Filing Ends Briefing In Sea Lion Removal Case, Oral Arguments Next
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
A federal authorization that allows the lethal removal of sea lions from the Columbia River is an "executive decision-making failure of the worst kind, and an example of governance by fiat rather than logic and principle," according to the Humane Society of the United States. Read More...  

Judge Orders USFWS To Complete Draft Bull Trout Critical Habitat By Dec. 31
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
A federal judge in Portland has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to re-analyze a critical habitat designation for bull trout throughout its five-state range -- Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho and Nevada. Read More...  

States Extend White Sturgeon Fishing Season In Lower Columbia River
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
The states of Oregon and Washington on Tuesday decided to extend the popular recreational white sturgeon season in the lower Columbia River to allow anglers more time to, potentially, achieve their harvest allocation. Read More...  

Colville Tribes Will Cover Fish Production Costs At WDFW's Colville Fish Hatchery
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 (PST)
The Colville Confederated Tribes have agreed to cover fish production costs at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's Colville Fish Hatchery, a state facility in northeast Washington slated for closure under recent budget cuts. Read More...  

 

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