Despite the unprecedented wildfires and evacuation of six ODFW-managed fish hatcheries, millions of fish at these facilities remain alive with hatchery staff returning as they are able to care for fish and even spawn spring chinook during a critical time in their life cycle.
A La Nina climate pattern has developed in the United States and is likely to persist through the winter, according to an advisory issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center.
The Deschutes River Conservancy and Central Oregon Irrigation District this week announced plans for a new on-farm program that will increase on-farm irrigation efficiencies and conserve water.
For the first time, scientists have direct evidence that killer whales are preying on bowhead whales in the U.S. Pacific Arctic. A dramatic loss of sea ice in recent years may be leaving bowheads more vulnerable to killer whale predation.
John Hairston, who has spent the past five years in the Bonneville Power Administration front office, most recently as the chief operating officer since September 2019, has been named interim administrator and Chief Executive Officer by Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report a record return of spring chinook salmon this year at Fall Creek Dam.
Due to multiple fires burning throughout the Willamette Valley, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is closing several recreation areas it manages near its dams.
Ed O’Hara of Hayden, Idaho landed the latest catch/release state record bull trout.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission Friday approved $17 million in budget requests for needed enhancements to manage fish and wildlife in Washington state. Commissioners also provided a list of potential service cuts, while pointing out the counterproductive nature of such cuts should statewide elected officials adopt them.