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Latest CBB News > Archives > Sept. 28, 2007
Sept. 28, 2007

HIGH JACK COUNTS IN 2007 MAY OFFER CLUE TO OCEAN GROWTH RATES
Posted on Friday, September 28, 2007 (PST)
The 2007 fall chinook salmon return to the Columbia River has been puzzling, and in many respects disappointing, with fewer adult fish making their spawning run than expected. Read More...  

GROUPS TAKE HATCHERY/WILD LISTING ISSUE TO APPEALS COURT
Posted on Friday, September 28, 2007 (PST)
A coalition of farm, building and water user groups this week again pressed their case in federal appellate court that genetically akin naturally born and hatchery produced salmon are equals under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

LAKE PEND OREILLE TO BE HELD HIGHER FOR KOKANEEE SPAWNING
Posted on Friday, September 28, 2007 (PST)
Northern Idaho's Lake Pend Oreille will be held at higher than normal levels in hope that its flagging kokanee population can take advantage of newly cleansed spawning beds. Read More...  

PIKEMINNOW FISHING EXTENDED; TOP ANGLER HAS SNAGGED 4,262 FISH
Posted on Friday, September 28, 2007 (PST)
High catch rates in recent weeks have persuaded Washington state officials to extend the reward fishery - designed to reduce the number of northern pikeminnow in the Columbia and river systems - through Oct. 14. Read More...  

ESA RULES MAKING FISHING MANAGEMENT TRICKY BUSINESS THIS YEAR
Posted on Friday, September 28, 2007 (PST)
Columbia River sport and commercial fall chinook salmon fishing continues, in fits and starts, as state fishery managers try wring the maximum allowable harvest from mainstem waters while toeing numerous Endangered Species Act lines. Read More...  

TRIBES, INDUSTRY, MUNICIPAL LEADERS DISCUSS FISH CONSUMPTION RATE ISSUES
Posted on Friday, September 28, 2007 (PST)
A proposed increase in Oregon's fish consumption rate, which is used in developing human health criteria for water quality standards, is scheduled for discussion when the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission meets Oct. 17. Read More...  

BPA-FUNDED EASEMENT KEY TO PRESERVING OREGON TIMBER ACRES
Posted on Friday, September 28, 2007 (PST)
The Trust for Public Land this week announced the purchase of 1,466 acres of mixed conifer and oak woodlands in Polk County, Oregon, that will be afforded permanent protection from development while being maintained as a sustainable working forest. Read More...  

 

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