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Latest CBB News > Archives > August 4, 2006
August 4, 2006

RESEARCH USES DNA TO IDENTIFY OCEAN SALMON’S HOME RIVER
Posted on Friday, August 04, 2006 (PST)
Oregon State University scientists are teaming with commercial fishermen on a new research effort to rapidly identify the home river basin of chinook salmon found in the Pacific Ocean using genetic testing. Read More...  

NEZ PERCE HATCHERY FUNDING RESTS ON ESA ‘CREDITING’ ISSUE
Posted on Friday, August 04, 2006 (PST)
A July 21 letter from the Bonneville Power Administration's CEO Steve Wright reiterates the agency's intent to defer funding for new Nez Perce tribal hatchery facilities while the project’s full biological benefits are weighed in an ongoing court-ordered process. Read More...  

WASHINGTON STEELHEAD ASSESSMENT TO GUIDE MANAGEMENT
Posted on Friday, August 04, 2006 (PST)
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking public comments on a draft scientific report designed to lay the foundation for a new management plan for Washington steelhead. Read More...  

RIVER MANAGERS MULL NEZ PERCE DWORSHAK/SUMMER SPILL PLAN
Posted on Friday, August 04, 2006 (PST)
A Nez Perce proposal to minimize summer spill at Dworshak Dam and use resulting proceeds to police Columbia River fisheries got a mixed review during a Thursday meeting of the Implementation Team. Read More...  

OREGON, WASHINGTON TALLY SPRING CHINOOK HARVEST RESULTS
Posted on Friday, August 04, 2006 (PST)
This year's spring chinook salmon return to the Columbia River was belated, but eventually provided fair fishing for sport and commercial fishers alike, according to a season summary released this week by the Oregon and Washington departments of fish and wildlife. Read More...  

 

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