The region’s fish and wildlife managers have bumped up their annual
budget request for regional restoration projects and research, in large
part because of an anticipated increase in responsibilities due to additional
Endangered Species Act listings.
The Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Authority’s recommended budget
for fiscal year 2000 is balanced at $141,126,858 — $14 million more than
the amount specified in the Bonneville Power Administration’s Memorandum
of Agreement guiding …