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Latest CBB News > Archives > August 30, 2007
August 30, 2007

COUNCIL REPORT DETAILS BONNEVILLE'S FISH AND WILDLIFE COSTS
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2007 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration has pegged its 2006 fish and wildlife costs at $851.7 million, a total that is the second highest on record and nearly $300 million more than the previous year's total, according to a draft annual expenditure report produced by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Read More...  

COUNCIL FW COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS FIVE 'INNOVATIVE' PROJECTS
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2007 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council's Fish and Wildlife Committee this week agreed to recommend to the full Council that a package of five "innovative" project proposals requesting $2.4 million be funded during fiscal years 2008-2009. Read More...  

FOUR SOCKEYE RETURN TO IDAHO'S CAPTIVE BROODSTOCK PROGRAM
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2007 (PST)
Sockeye returns to Idaho's Sawtooth Valley got off to a strong start, relatively, with three adult spawners finishing their journey July 23 through Aug. 1. Read More...  

CATCH RATE, RETURN NUMBERS ALLOW BUOY 10 FISHING TO CONTINUE
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2007 (PST)
As one fisherman mused Wednesday, "It's hard to get my mind around the fact that slow fishing is good news."


Yet it's true for anglers pursuing chinook and coho salmon in the popular Buoy 10 fishing area at the mouth of the Columbia River. A dip in the catch rate in recent days will allow the Buoy 10 sport season to remain open as planned through Sept. 3 and the long Labor Day weekend.
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USFWS HATCHERY REVIEW EYES BROODSTOCK, MANAGEMENT CHANGES
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2007 (PST)
With broodstock and other management adjustments, Columbia River Gorge national fish hatcheries are "uniquely situated" to aid native salmon restoration and reintroduction and continue to fuel in-river and coastal harvests, according a draft review released earlier this month by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Read More...  

CHELAN PUD BEGINS NEW LAKE CHELAN REGIME TO HELP NATIVE FISH
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2007 (PST)
Lake Chelan users this fall may notice that the lake drops slightly faster than in previous years as Chelan County PUD puts into place a new month-by-month plan for lake levels that was approved as part of a new 50-year license. Read More...  

 

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