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September 25, 2009

Redden Wants BiOp Challengers' Views On Obama Adaptive Management Plan By Oct. 2
Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2010 (PST)
U.S. District Court Judge James A. Redden has called for a round of legal arguments regarding the federal government's recently released "insurance policy for fish" – a new chapter added to NOAA Fisheries Service's Federal Columbia River Power System biological opinion on the status of protected salmon and steelhead stocks. Read More...  

Though No Hatcheries, Habitat, Harvest Aim To Protect Them, Willamette Coho Show Steady Increase
Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2010 (PST)
While West Coast fishery managers struggle to reverse the fortunes of numerous imperiled salmon and steelhead stocks the Willamette River's coho population is doing fine with little help from humans. Read More...  

Big Upper Columbia Steelhead Return Prompts Expanded Hatchery Fishery To Protect Wild Fish
Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2010 (PST)
Washington anglers have been called on to help boost the recovery of wild steelhead stocks by catching as many hatchery-reared fish as they can along the mid-Columbia River's Hanford Reach. Read More...  

Captive Broodstock's Record Snake River Sockeye Return Continues; 85 Fish Of ‘Natural Origin'
Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2010 (PST)
The modern-day record return of sockeye salmon to central Idaho's Sawtooth Basin continues to mount, though the appearance of spawners has slowed to a trickle. Read More...  

2009 Upriver Fall Chinook Run Downgraded, Snake River Component Ahead Of 10-Year Average
Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2010 (PST)
The 2009 upriver fall chinook salmon return to the Columbia River basin has turned out to be smaller than expected though its Snake River component appears strong. Read More...  

USFWS Releases Draft Economic Analysis of Oregon Chub Critical Habitat Plan
Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2010 (PST)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week released a draft analysis of the potential economic impacts of a proposal to designate critical habitat for the Oregon chub, a small fish native to Oregon's Willamette Valley listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

Mandatory Checkstop For Watercraft Transport On I-5 Part Of Effort To Block Aquatic Invasive Species
Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2010 (PST)
As part of an ongoing effort to keep aquatic invasive species out of Washington waters, all northbound vehicles transporting watercraft past the Ridgefield weigh station on Interstate 5 will be required to stop for an inspection today, Sept. 25. Read More...  

USGS' Yakima Basin Aquifer Study Looks At Groundwater, Surface Water Connection
Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2010 (PST)
The U.S. Geological Survey this week released the 10th study report on groundwater in the Yakima River Basin, signaling that the largest study of aquifer resources conducted in the region is nearing completion. Read More...  

USFWS Releases Climate Change Strategy For Public Review
Posted on Saturday, August 14, 2010 (PST)
As part of the Department of the Interior's effort to build a coordinated strategy to respond to the impacts of climate change on the nation's natural resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week released a proposed strategic plan intended to guide the agency's efforts to respond to threats posed by global warming. Read More...  


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