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Latest CBB News > Archives > Nov. 30, 2007
Nov. 30, 2007

MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION WANTS MORE ANALYSIS, CRITERIA ON SEA LION REMOVAL
Posted on Friday, November 30, 2007 (PST)
Lethal sea lion removal recommendations offered by the "Pinniped-Fishery Interaction Task Force" earlier this month need considerable refinement, and sharper focus, if they are to be legally implemented on the Columbia River, according to a panel charged with providing independent oversight of federal agencies' marine mammal conservation policies and programs. Read More...  

SCIENCE ADVISORY PANELS REVIEW SALMON SURVIVAL STUDY METHODS
Posted on Friday, November 30, 2007 (PST)
The oft-scrutinized Comparative Survival Study team's methods and aims received mostly positive reviews in a scientific report released last week by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Read More...  

MANAGERS OUTLINE ‘UNMET CRITICAL NEEDS' FOR FISH, WILDLIFE PROJECT
Posted on Friday, November 30, 2007 (PST)
A Nov. 21 letter from the Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Authority suggests that as much as $56 million worth of "critical" fish and wildlife project funding needs be fitted into a looming federal power rate calculation process. Read More...  

STUDY SHOWS WESTERN STREAMS LOADED WITH NON-NATIVE FISH, AMPHIBIANS
Posted on Friday, November 30, 2007 (PST)
A new study by researchers at Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found that more than half of the stream and river miles surveyed in 12 western states contained non-native fish and amphibians. Read More...  

FEDS DEFEND HATCHERY LISTING POLICY IN APPEALS COURT BRIEF
Posted on Friday, November 30, 2007 (PST)
The Endangered Species Act "compels" the NOAA Fisheries Service to consider hatchery stocks in deciding whether a particular salmon or steelhead species deserves federal protections. Read More...  

COLUMBIA RIVER FISHERIES RESEARCHER RECEIVES PRESIDENTIAL AWARD
Posted on Friday, November 30, 2007 (PST)
Carl Schreck, an Oregon State University scientist acknowledged as one of the leading salmon researchers in the country, has been named the recipient of a Meritorious Presidential Rank Award. He will be presented the award at the White House in April. Read More...  

 

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