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Latest CBB News > Archives > August 24, 2001
August 24, 2001

1. LOW FLOWS, FLUCTUATIONS TAKE TOLL ON HANFORD CHINOOK
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
The Columbia Basin's healthiest wild fall chinook population took a
potentially severe hit this spring and early summer with at least 1.6
million fry dying outright -- the victims of low river flows and
fluctuating water levels in south-central Washington's Hanford Reach.
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2. OVERALL ADULT SALMON RETURN APPROACHES RECORD
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Adult salmon and steelhead counts during the spring and summer of 2001
continue to astound with fishery officials predicting the overall return
of salmonids to the Columbia Basin this year could set a new high since
record-keeping began in 1938.
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3. OFFICIALS MULL NEXT MOVE WITH TERN RELOCATION
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
It is time to regroup, say participants in a multi-agency effort to
relocate a Columbia River estuary Caspian tern colony, and thus reduce
the birds' predation on listed salmon and steelhead.

State, federal and tribal officials involved for the past three years
say the project has been a success, without causing harm to the
migratory birds.
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4. STANLEY BASIN SOCKEYE RETURN HITS 16
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Fisheries biologists have counted 13 adult sockeye that have made it all
the way back into the Stanley Basin, with three more holding below the
Sawtooth weir, for a total of 16 so far, according to the Idaho Fish and
Game Department.
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5. MANAGERS, SCIENTISTS TAP $66 MILLION IN PLATEAU PROJECTS
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Substantial concurrence between fish and wildlife managers and a
scientific panel on fish and wildlife project proposals in the "Columbia
Plateau" province figures to complicate decisions as the Northwest Power
Planning Council and Bonneville Power Administration launch into a new
post "MOA" era.
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6. ADULT CHINOOK RELEASED TO RESTORE WALLA WALLA RUN
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
More than 1,200 adult spring chinook salmon, surplus from the Ringold
Hatchery near Priest Rapids, Wash., have been released into the Walla
Walla River in the second year of an effort to restore the extirpated
run.
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