A "good faith" effort to create a new regional forum for coordinating
Columbia River Basin fish and wildlife management activities will move
ahead despite a failed first attempt at unanimity.
The Columbia River Basin Forum became official last Friday (Jan. 29)
after 14 of 23 entities — states, federal agencies and Indian tribes —
involved in Basin fish and wildlife management signed a memorandum of agreement.
Another six parties, including the Yakama Indian Nation and the …