Though his attempt to ward off an endangered species listing with preventative
medicine was rebuffed by a federal court, Oregon’s governor, Dr. John Kitzhaber,
intends to plunge ahead with the state’s own remedies for restoring wild
salmon and trout to sustainable, productive health.
A draft executive order now under review reaffirms the state’s intention
to play a leading role in maintaining and restoring Oregon Coast coho and
other salmonids through the implementation of the Oregon …