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Latest CBB News > Archives > October 20, 2000
October 20, 2000

1. RESEARCHERS TALLY TERN RELOCATION IMPACTS ON SALMON
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
A spring 2000 strategy to reduce the number of migrating salmon consumed
by Caspian terns in the Columbia River estuary produced some
eye-catching results, though researchers say a few shifts in political
will, and tern nesting locales, could have made an even greater
salmon-saving impact.
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2. SNAKE RIVER SUPPLEMENTATION PROJECT SHOWS PROMISE
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
Improved ocean and in-river migrating conditions in the past year or two
have added momentum to efforts intended to boost natural production of
Snake River fall chinook above Lower Granite Dam.

A test of hatchery supplementation using the only Snake River basin fall
chinook stock in the Northwest reaped benefits last year and this.
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3. RELEASED ADULTS IN WALLA WALLA MAKING REDDS
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
More than 130 redds have been counted two months after 364 mature adult
spring chinook salmon were released in the Walla Walla River, where they
had been absent for most of the last century.

The spawning of those adults, surplus from the Ringold Hatchery near
Priest Rapids, Wash., bolsters what biologists from the Confederated
Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation have been saying for the last
10 years.
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4. IDAHO, WATER USERS CHALLENGE FEDERAL RECOVERY PLAN
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
Idaho water users, and the state itself, have challenged proposed
federal salmon recovery plans, saying the strategy has the potential to
bleed the Upper Snake River's farming economy with no proven benefit to
fish listed under the Endangered Species Act.
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