Available information on the benefits of flow augmentation to migrating
juvenile salmon and steelhead on the Snake and Columbia Rivers will be
compiled in a report due for completion in June. The report is an attempt
to answer an Idaho Governor’s Office request for better justification of
the practice as a salmon recovery measure.
At a Feb. 4 meeting of NMFS’s multi-agency Implementation Team, Gov.
Dirk Kempthorne’s natural resources adviser Jim Yost asked for an explanation
of the …