A new study provides evidence that increasing the abundance of a threatened or endangered species can deliver large benefits to the citizens of the Pacific Northwest.
An unprecedented survey has revealed the loss of about 85 percent of historical tidal wetlands in California, Oregon, and Washington.
A letter in support of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ rapid response plan for invasive mussels got a thumbs up from the Northwest Power and Conservation Council.
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council this week approved for Bonneville Power Administration funding some 48 fish and wildlife projects, costing more than $43 million.
The Environmental Protection Agency is challenging a 2018 lower court decision at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that ruled the agency must complete temperature limits for the Columbia and Snake rivers.
The Trump Administration unveiled “improvements” to the Endangered Species Act’s implementing regulations this week, drawing immediate opposition and promised legal action from environmental groups and some political leaders.
NOAA Fisheries, the Bonneville Power Administration and the Northwest Power and Conservation Council are collaborating to create one shared Columbia River basin habitat research, monitoring and evaluation strategy.
With an anticipated low return of upriver steelhead – those that will cross Bonneville Dam – in the Columbia River this year, Oregon and Washington have taken steps to protect the listed fish.
The public is invited to attend a series of committee meetings comprised of members of the Washington and Oregon fish and wildlife commissions to discuss next steps in the review of salmon management on the Columbia River.