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Latest CBB News > Archives > Nov. 3, 2006
Nov. 3, 2006

REDDEN SAYS NOT DISAPPOINTED AT STATUS OF BIOP REMAND
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2006 (PST)
U.S. District Court Judge James A. Redden at an Oct. 27 hearing said he was "not disappointed" with the status of a year-long collaboration with states and tribes as the federal government works to rebuild its Columbia/Snake river hydrosystem salmon protection plan. Read More...  

BIOP: CONDIT DAM REMOVAL HAS MORE BENEFITS THAN NEGATIVES
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2006 (PST)
NOAA Fisheries says the long-term benefits for protected Columbia River basin salmon and steelhead outweigh what will be short-term negative effects resulting from the proposed removal of Condit Dam on Washington's White Salmon River. Read More...  

BULL TROUT REDD COUNTS IN FLATHEAD BASIN SHOW BIG INCREASE
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2006 (PST)
It was a banner year for bull trout spawning across Montana's Flathead basin, even in some of the most troubled streams. Read More...  

NEW ‘FISH SLIDE’ FOR LOWER MONUMENTAL DAM BEHIND SCHEDULE
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2006 (PST)
Construction of the latest "removable spillway weir" to be added to the Columbia/Snake river hydrosystem fish passage toolbox is behind schedule by an estimated 32 days, threatening its installation in time for the 2007 spring juvenile outmigration. Read More...  

CBFWA EFFORT AIMED AT TRACKING STATUS OF BASIN FISH, WILDLIFE
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2006 (PST)
The final data checking and fine-tuning is under way in what is said to be the most comprehensive attempt yet to "track the status of fish and wildlife populations throughout the Columbia River Basin" and provide access to that information for managers and others. Read More...  

INTERIOR PREPARES TO CONSIDER TRIBAL WATER SETTLEMENTS
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2006 (PST)
Several ongoing negotiations to resolve Indian water rights in western states appear ready for federal consideration next year. Read More...  

RESEARCHERS STUDY OCEAN RECOVERY FROM PNW ‘DEAD ZONE’
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2006 (PST)
The largest and most devastating hypoxic event ever observed in marine waters off the Pacific Northwest coast has finally ended, researchers at Oregon State University say. Read More...  

BIOLOGISTS REVIEW ATTEMPT TO REDUCE PEND OREILLE LAKE TROUT
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2006 (PST)
An effort this fall to find spawning lake trout, and their eggs, in north Idaho's Lake Pend Oreille has come up empty. Read More...  

 

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