Columbia Basin fisheries would be better off in the long-run if hatchery
managers shifted to approaches that more closely mimicked nature’s own
way of replenishing stocks, according to a report released Wednesday.
Much of past hatchery management policy has resulted in "short-term
benefit — long-term disadvantage," according to Dr. Ernie Brannon
of the University of Idaho.
The 77-page Science Review Team "report on the state of the science"
of artificial …