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November 25, 2009

Redden Says 2008 BiOp, New Adaptive Management Plan ‘A Good Piece Of Work’
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 (PST)
A federal judge this week suggested that a legal strategy might soon be in place to protect salmon and steelhead impacted by the Federal Columbia River Power System.

"I really believe that with a little more work we'll have a BiOp," U.S. District Court Judge James A. Redden told two crowded courtrooms Monday.
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New Report, Website Details Status Of Columbia River Basin Fish And Wildlife
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 (PST)
Finding information about the status of fish and wildlife populations in the Columbia River Basin has just become easier with the release of a new report and website developed by state, federal and tribal fish and wildlife resource managers from throughout the Northwest. Read More...  

Climate Change Report: Oregon Cascades Snowpack Declines With No Change In Precipitation
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 (PST)
Snowpack at selected sites in the Oregon Cascade Range has already been cut in half over the past 77 years, despite no significant changes in precipitation, according to a new analysis of the impact of climate change on western Oregon. Read More...  

USFWS To Release Draft Report For Hatcheries Contributing To Lower Snake, Grande Ronde, Imnaha
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 (PST)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has scheduled a public stakeholder meeting Dec. 8 to preview the Hatchery Review Team's draft report and recommendations for Oregon Lower Snake River Compensation Plan fish hatchery programs located at Lookingglass, Irrigon and Wallowa fish hatcheries and their satellite juvenile acclimation and adult recapture facilities. Read More...  

Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board To Make $48 Million In Project Decisions
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 (PST)
Washington's Salmon Recovery Funding Board initiated its 2009 grant round in May, and is scheduled to make funding decisions totaling nearly $48 million at its Dec. 10-11 meeting in Olympia. Read More...  

New ODFW Website Details Spending By Oregon Anglers, Hunters, Wildlife Viewers
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 (PST)
A new interactive Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Web site offers a county-level view of the $2.5 billion spent in Oregon by fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing enthusiasts in 2008. Read More...  

Oregon To Require Boat Owners To Buy Permit To Fund Invasive Species Programs
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 (PST)
Beginning Jan. 1, operators of all registered boats (power and sail) and manually powered boats 10 feet or longer are required by a new law to purchase an Aquatic Invasive Species Permit to fund prevention and control programs. Read More...  

UW Research Says To Boost Fish Populations ‘Focus On The Algae’
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 (PST)
What constitutes fish food is a matter of debate. A high-profile study a few years ago suggested that fish get almost 50 percent of their carbon from trees and leaves, evidence for a very close link between the terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

But new research from the University of Washington shows this is not likely to be true.
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Study Looks At Sustainable Salmon Production, Says Salmon Fisheries Low Global Scale Impact
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 (PST)
Popular thinking about how to improve food systems for the better often misses the point, according to the results of a three-year global study of salmon production systems. Read More...  

DOE Selects Northwest Team For PNW Smart Grid Demonstration Project
Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 (PST)
The Department of Energy has selected a Northwest team to conduct a regional smart grid demonstration project designed to expand existing electric infrastructure and test new smart grid technology with up to 60,000 customers in five states. Read More...  


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