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Latest CBB News > Archives > July 22, 2005
July 22, 2005

MONTANA’S REQUEST TO SLOW RESERVOIR DRAWDOWNS REJECTED
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2005 (PST)
A stalemated biological argument was broken Thursday when federal officials decided to follow prescriptions in NOAA Fisheries' 2004 Federal Columbia River Power System biological opinion rather than slow the drawdown of reservoirs behind Libby and Hungry Horse dams as the state of Montana has requested. Read More...  

PROJECT AIMS TO BOOST NUTRIENTS, AND FISH, IN KOOTENAI RIVER
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2005 (PST)
Fishery officials last week began pumping a stream of liquid phosphorous and nitrogen into the Kootenai River at the Montana/Idaho border with the hope of rebuilding a depleted ecosystem and boost native cutthroat and rainbow trout and whitefish populations and, as a result, fisheries. Read More...  

PRESEASON FALL CHINOOK RUN TAGGED AT MORE THAN 671,000 FISH
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2005 (PST)
New salmon rules go into effect for the lower Columbia River Aug. 1, when the fall salmon season gets under way from Buoy 10 upstream to Bonneville Dam. Read More...  

REPORT LOOKS AT SUPERFUND SITE FISH PROTECTION STRATEGIES
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2005 (PST)
A new report from the National Academies' National Research Council expresses "substantial concerns" about the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed strategies for cleaning up and protecting the environment, including fish and wildlife, at a Superfund site in the Coeur d'Alene River Basin. Read More...  

IDAHO LIVESTOCK KILLINGS LEAD TO LETHAL CONTROL OF WOLVES
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2005 (PST)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday that six members of the Copper Basin wolf pack, located near Hailey, Idaho, were lethally controlled on July 20 after repeated depredations on livestock. Read More...  

 

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