The Columbia/Snake River flow augmentation regime prescribed in 1995
as part of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s salmon recovery strategy
will be continued at least through next spring and summer.
That’s the decision agreed to Monday by NMFS’ interagency Implementation
Team (IT), though Idaho’s representative went along somewhat grudgingly.
River flows have for the past several years been augmented in the spring
and summer from Snake River storage reservoirs in Idaho. The …