Scientists’ Letter To NW Governors: ‘Wild Snake River Salmon, Steelhead Cannot Be Restored With Lower Snake River Dams In Place’

January 15th, 2021

In an open letter to the governors of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana, published this week, a group of scientists well known by those active in Northwest fisheries conservation contend that research overwhelmingly shows that Snake River wild salmon and steelhead populations cannot be recovered without the removal of four dams on the lower river.

Idaho Moose Research Seeks Reasons For Population Decline; Next Step Deeper Look At Calf Survival

December 30th, 2020

Idaho Fish and Game and University of Idaho researchers began a multi-year moose research project in early 2020. Adult survival so far has been better than expected, but populations are still declining in the long term. They hope more research will provide clues on how to help Idaho’s largest big game animal rebound, or at least, discover what’s causing their decline in Idaho and beyond.