Biologists Detail Health Of White Sturgeon Populations In Columbia/Lower Snake River; A Mixed Bag

May 14th, 2019

Although the abundance of adult white sturgeon in the lower Columbia River is above conservation status as set by a joint Washington/Oregon sturgeon management and conservation plan, the fish have yet to reach desired status abundance levels, a higher number also set by the plan.

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Northwest Power & Conservation Council

New Manager For BPA Fish/Wildlife Division Discusses Funding Issues With Power/Conservation Council

April 10th, 2019

The Bonneville Power Administration’s Crystal Ball spoke to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council at its meeting this week in Portland. It was her first appearance at the Council since she assumed the position as the agency’s Executive Manager for its Fish and Wildlife Division. She replaces Bryan Mercier, who left BPA last year.

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Biological Opinions

Proposed Amendments To Basin Fish/Wildlife Program Stress Reintroducing Salmon Above Blocked Areas

March 15th, 2019

Providing access to areas upstream of dams in the Columbia River basin that when built blocked passage for anadromous fish is a priority in many of the amendment proposals to its basin Fish and Wildlife Program received by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council.

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Report On 2018 BPA Fish/Wildlife Costs Released For Comment; $16.8 Billion Since 1981

March 15th, 2019

The Bonneville Power Administration spent nearly $260 million in direct costs for its Fish and Wildlife Program in fiscal year 2018, according to a draft report approved for public comment by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council.

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