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Latest CBB News > Archives > Oct. 22, 2004
Oct. 22, 2004

DRAFT PROPOSALS EMERGE ON LONG TERM FISH FUNDING AGREEMENT
Posted on Friday, October 22, 2004 (PST)
Two first-draft views on how Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program funding should be allocated in the years beyond fiscal 2006 have emerged -- one coming from the Northwest Power and Conservation Council and the other from the Bonneville Power Administration. Read More...  

COUNCIL, NOAA TO HOLD SYMPOSIUM ON MONTANA FLOW REGIMES
Posted on Friday, October 22, 2004 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council and NOAA Fisheries announced this week that they are sponsoring a symposium to examine how changes in reservoir operations at Libby and Hungry Horse dams in Montana may affect water conditions and fish survival in the mainstem Columbia River below Chief Joseph Dam. Read More...  

WASHINGTON’S COLUMBIA RIVER INITIATIVE AWAITS NEW GOVERNOR
Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2004 (PST)
Washington State Department of Ecology officials said this week lame duck Governor Gary Locke remains committed to proposing a new state water management program for the Columbia River mainstem – known as the Columbia River Initiative -- but will not be adopting final policies before leaving office in January. Read More...  

ODFW COMMISSION SENDS DRAFT WOLF PLAN OUT FOR COMMENT
Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2004 (PST)
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously at its
Oct. 15 meeting in Bend to initiate a public rule-making process on the
draft Wolf Conservation and Management Plan and the associated rules
required to implement the plan.
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CHINOOK HATCHERY FISH CARCASSES RETURNED TO TUCANNON RIVER
Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2004 (PST)
More than 300 spring Chinook salmon carcasses will be returned after hatchery spawning to southeast Washington’s Tucannon River on October 29 to enhance the waterway for fish in the future. Read More...  

HOOD RIVER IRRIGATION PIPING PROJECT TO HELP ENDANGERED FISH
Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2004 (PST)
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has signed an agreement with the Farmers Irrigation District, Hood River, on a $3 million Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan for a major pipe installation project throughout the district’s system that will improve habitat for endangered fish species. Read More...  

SALMON 2100 PROJECT TO OFFER BLUNT ASSESSMENTS, SOLUTIONS
Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2004 (PST)
A group of experts from four western states and British Columbia are going to spend the next year producing what they say will be one of the most blunt, honest evaluations ever done on the status of wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest and what it would actually take to save them. Read More...  

 

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