Latest CBB News | Archives | About Us | Free Newsletter


FOLLOW THE CBB ON TWITTER




SUBSCRIBE TO OUR FREE WEEKLY E-MAIL NEWSLETTER 



  


Latest CBB News > Archives > August 12, 2005
August 12, 2005

NOAA RELEASES FINAL SALMON CRITICAL HABITAT DESIGNATIONS
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2005 (PST)
NOAA Fisheries Service announced this afternoon (Aug. 12) that it has released its final critical habitat designations for 19 "evolutionarily significant units" of salmon and steelhead in California and the Northwest that are protected under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

FEDS, BPA CUSTOMERS END ATTEMPTS TO HALT COURT-ORDERED SPILL
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2005 (PST)
With one legal issue rendered moot and little time left to argue a second point, attorneys for power customers and federal agencies managing the Columbia River hydrosystem have ended attempts to halt court-ordered spill at the dams that is intended to aid fish passage. Read More...  

TAGGED SNAKE RIVER FALL CHINOOK GIVE CLUES ON PASSAGE TIMING
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2005 (PST)
As the court-ordered summer spill for fish continues this month at four federal Lower Snake River dams and McNary Dam on the Columbia River, researchers are continuing efforts to learn more about the fish most impacted by that spill -- subyearling Snake River fall chinook. Read More...  

BPA DESCRIBES PROCESS DURING POSSIBLE POWER DEFICIT JULY 18
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2005 (PST)
A tinkering with the court-order hydrosystem spill program was not really considered July 18 when a projected deficit of as much as 800 megawatt hours during the afternoon's peak usage hours forced a scramble at the Bonneville Power Administration to find enough power to feed all of its customers. Read More...  

FALL CHINOOK HARVEST BEGINS AS ADULTS TRICKLE INTO COLUMBIA
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2005 (PST)
Non-native commercial fishers have harvested nearly 3,000 chinook and 1,000 sturgeon over the past week in the lower Columbia River, roughly half their allocation for the "early August" season. Read More...  

BIZARRE OCEAN BEHAVIOR SETS STAGE FOR COASTAL DEAD ZONE
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2005 (PST)
The Pacific Ocean off of Oregon has experienced a die-off of birds, declining fisheries and wildly fluctuating conditions in the past few months, and has set the stage for another hypoxic “dead zone” like those of 2002 and 2004, according to experts at Oregon State University. Read More...  

COUNCIL RECOMMENDS $157 MILLION FOR FY 2006 PROJECT SPENDING
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2005 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council on Wednesday recommended $157.2 million in Columbia River Fish and Wildlife Program project spending during fiscal year 2006. Read More...  

. PROJECT TO PROTECT MONTANA CUTTHROATS FROM HYBRIDIZATION
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2005 (PST)
A final environmental review has been released for a project that would use toxins to remove fish from 21 lakes in and around Montana's Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex to protect Westslope cutthroat trout from hybridization, but final decisions approving the project have yet to come. Read More...  

. SO FAR, ONLY TWO SOCKEYE HAVE RETURNED TO REDFISH LAKE
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2005 (PST)
Two sockeye salmon have returned to their spawning grounds in the shadows of the Sawtooth Mountains. Read More...  

AGREEMENT REACHED ON TERMS FOR REMOVING CLARK FORK DAM
Posted on Friday, August 12, 2005 (PST)
State of Montana and federal officials last week announced a comprehensive agreement on the terms and costs of the cleanup of the Milltown Reservoir area on the upper Clark Fork River. Read More...  
[1]2>>
Page 1 of 2

 

The Columbia Basin Bulletin, Bend, Oregon. For information or comments call 541-312-8860.
Bend Oregon Website Design by Bend Oregon Website Design by Smart SolutionsProduced by Intermountain Communications  |  Site Map