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Latest CBB News > Archives > July 16, 2010
July 16, 2010

Report: Mussel Invasion In Upper Snake Likely; Economic Risk 'Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars'
Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2010 (PST)
The total estimated cost of a zebra or quagga mussel invasion of the upper Snake River is subject to much uncertainty, but one thing's for sure -- it won't be cheap, according to an economic report released Thursday. Read More...  

Basin's Booming Sockeye Return Brings New Record For Listed Snake River Fish; 1,291 At Lower Granite
Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2010 (PST)
The overall 2010 Columbia River basin sockeye salmon return and its small, endangered Snake River component are now setting records with every spawner counted passing upstream up and over hydro projects. Read More...  

NOAA's New Website Tools Track Salmon Stock Status, Survival, Population Trends
Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2010 (PST)
NOAA Fisheries Service's Northwest Region and Northwest Fisheries Science Center have recently added tools to their web sites to track protected salmon and steelhead stock status and Federal Columbia River Power System passage survival and salmon population trends. Read More...  

Research 'Downscales' Climate Change To Possible Impacts On River Reaches, Salmonids
Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2010 (PST)
A warming Boise River system could become uninhabitable for threatened bull trout unless conservation actions are taken to counter the effects of climate change, according to a research paper published this month in Ecological Applications. Read More...  

Council Recommends Funding For Projects Addressing Bass Predation, Wild v. Hatchery, Harvest Data
Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2010 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council on Wednesday recommended funding for three projects that aim to fill needs of either the May 2008 Federal Columbia River Power system biological opinion or a Columbia Basin Fish Accord. Read More...  

Warm Springs Tribal Member Selected As New Chairman Of Columbia Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2010 (PST)
Bruce Jim, a Warm Springs tribal member, has been selected by officials from the Umatilla, Yakama, Nez Perce and Warm Springs tribes to lead the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission as its new chair. Read More...  

Instrument Array, Seaglider Deployed To Study Ocean Acidification Off Washington Waters
Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2010 (PST)
The most sophisticated array of instruments ever put in Washington waters has been mounted on a buoy and Seaglider that was deployed this week off the coast near La Push, in water that typically makes its way into Puget Sound. Read More...  

Trail Camera Images Document Oregon's Imnaha Wolf Pack Has At Least Four New Pups
Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2010 (PST)
The Imnaha wolf pack has at least four new pups this year, images captured on a motion-triggered trail camera show. Read More...  

Idaho To Open Fall Chinook Fishing Sept. 1; Expects 23,000 Hatchery-Origin To Cross Lower Granite
Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2010 (PST)
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has adopted a recommended harvest season on fall chinook salmon to open September 1. Read More...  

White Sturgeon Fishing In Estuary Extended; Catch Still Below Harvest Guideline
Posted on Sunday, October 31, 2010 (PST)
This year's recreational fishery for white sturgeon in the Columbia River estuary has been extended for the second time, giving anglers 18 more days of fishing. Read More...  
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