The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs are working on a draft Deschutes
River basin fish management plan that it will incorporate into its relicensing
bid for three Deschutes River dams.
The plan encompasses the Deschutes River basin in its entirety, including
80 of the river’s main reaches and tributaries, and is much broader than
what is needed for relicensing.
Jack Donaldson, consultant for the Warm Springs tribes, says management
of the river will focus on a scientific …