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Latest CBB News > Archives > Oct. 28, 2005
Oct. 28, 2005

ISAB PUTS TOGETHER QUESTIONS TO GUIDE SPILL EVALUATION
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 (PST)
The Independent Scientific Advisory Board made official this week its intent to review data regarding the biological effectiveness of this year’s spill operations at Columbia River basin dams to provide downstream passage for salmon and steelhead juvenile migrants. Read More...  

CANDIDATES OFFERED FOR POSSIBLE FLOW/SPILL TESTIMONY REVIEW
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 (PST)
Six past members of Columbia River basin independent scientific review groups were offered this week as candidates to evaluate court testimony on flow and spill regimes intended to improve salmon survival. Read More...  

CLIMATE FORECASTERS PUT THE CRYSTAL BALL ON 2005-2006 WINTER
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 (PST)
Long-range climate and stream-flow forecasters say they expect a warmer than normal winter, but see few hints about the type of precipitation a thirsty Pacific Northwest might receive during its precious snowpack/water accumulation season. Read More...  

GREGOIRE: ALL SIX SALMON RECOVERY PLANS READY BY YEAR’S END
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 (PST)
Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire this week announced that
Washington State is on target to have all six of its regional salmon
recovery plans submitted to the federal government by the end of this year.
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WDFW REPORTS ITS PIKEMINNOW ANGLING NUMBERS, REWARDS
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 (PST)
One angler earned $39,620 this year fishing for northern pikeminnows with a hook and line. His closest rival reeled in $38,084 during the five-month season. Read More...  

INVASIVE NEW ZEALAND MUDSNAIL NOW IN LOWER DESCHUTES RIVER
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 (PST)
New reports from the lower Deschutes River and the Oregon coast show that
the tiny but highly invasive New Zealand mudsnail continues to increase its foothold in Oregon.
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COMMISSION CONSIDERS PROPOSED REVISIONS TO OREGON WOLF PLAN
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 (PST)
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has extended the public comment period for revisions to the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan to ensure that those with an interest in wolves have sufficient time to provide input. Read More...  

MONTANA CONCERNED ABOUT MINE IMPACTS ON FLATHEAD BASIN
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2005 (PST)
A Canadian mining company is proceeding with plans to develop a coal
mine in British Columbia’s Flathead Basin, heightening concerns in
Montana that mining may start before an adequate assessment of the
basin’s water, fisheries and wildlife can take place.
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