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Trump Administration Urged to Avoid Salmon Protection Rules
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group that represents farmers says saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest is too costly and is turning to the Trump administration.
The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association wants the government to convene a Cabinet-level committee kno…
Restoration Efforts in Columbia Basin Helping Salmon
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Agencies responsible for operating 14 federal dams in the Columbia River Basin say $500 million spent annually on habitat restoration projects and improvements at dams are helping salmon, steelhead and other wildlife.
The Bonneville Power Administration, U...
Process Starts for Columbia River Basin Fishing Agreement
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal authorities are working on a plan aimed at deciding how much sport, commercial and tribal fishing for salmon and steelhead will be allowed in the Columbia River and its tributaries.
The joint environmental impact statement being prepared by the National Marine Fisher…
Studies Examine Habitat Restoration for Salmon, Steelhead
 
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a dozen watersheds to develop templates on habitat restoration that could be used in similar streams to bolster struggling fish populations. The federal government lists 28 populations of salmon and steelhead on the West…
New Record Set for Fall Chinook Redds in Snake River
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — New data released by the Nez Perce Tribe shows that fall chinook returning to the Snake River have set a new record for the third straight year.
The Tri-City Herald reports that the data shows a new record of 9,345 redds, or gravel nests, were built by returning adults i…

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