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Struggle for the Snake (1971)
Snake River Dams
May 12, 2017

Struggle for the Snake (1971)

STRUGGLE FOR THE SNAKE - a documentary created in 1971 - was recently posted on YOUTUBE and well worth setting aside 28 minutes to watch. This 45 year-old classic focuses on the contentious debate over the original construction of the last of…
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Spokane RiverKeeper
ConservationSpokane River
March 17, 2017

Cleanup Spokane River Tomorrow

Interested in helping clean-up the Spokane River? Join the Spokane Riverkeeper, Rivercity Brewing, and Numerica Credit Union for a litter clean-up along the shores of the Spokane River to help celebrate the start of our Riverwalk. The crew will meet at Glover…
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Ed Chaney
ConservationSnake River Dams
February 15, 2017

Scoping Comment from Ed Chaney

Scoping Comments on the NOI to Prepare a National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Impact Statement Pursuant to May 4, 2016 Order of United States District Court, D. Oregon in National Wildlife Federation, et al., v. National Marine Fisheries Service, et al.. Submitted…
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Columbia River
January 29, 2017

A river worth a dam

A source of both inspiration and controversy for decades, the future of the Columbia River now hangs in the balance as the U.S. and Canada prepare to renegotiate a 53-year-old treaty on its use, writes Roy MacGregor By ROY MACGREGOR INVERMERE, B.C.…
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ktvb-7-save-snake-river-steelhead-salmon
ConservationSnake River Dams
January 29, 2017

Snake River dams examined after decades of lawsuits

WATCH VIDEO: http://www.ktvb.com/news/snake-river-dams-examined-after-decades-of-lawsuits/393856211 Courtesy of KTVB 7, Boise ID LEWISTON, Idaho – Scientists and power providers are scrutinizing the Snake River dams to see just how damaging they are for wild fish, in accordance with a federal judge’s orders. For the first…
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OP Steelhead
ConservationSnake River Dams
January 25, 2017

Idaho’s wild salmon and steelhead are in peril

By Chris Wood Published at the Idaho Statesman on 10/9/2015 Idaho’s wild salmon and steelhead are in trouble. Scientists say that at least 2 percent of the young fish migrating to the sea (smolts) must survive and return as adults for Idaho’s…
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NWD-CBasinDams
Columbia RiverConservationSnake River Dams
January 15, 2017

PFMC letter to the US Army Corps of Engineers Dec 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 Brigadier General Scott A. Spellmon Commander, Northwestern Division Army Corps of Engineers Mr. Elliott Mainzer, Administrator Bonneville Power Administration Ms. Lorri Lee Northwest Regional Director U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Bureau of Reclamation U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Attn:…
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ConservationTU Leadership
January 15, 2017

Suction Dredge Mining Reform in Washington State

Washington Council of Trout Unlimited Help us protect Washington State’s imperiled fish populations from the harmful effects of poorly regulated suction dredge mining by making your voice heard in Olympia next Tuesday, January 17th. Introduced earlier this week, House Bill (HB) 1077…
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Seapork Port of Lewiston
Snake River Dams
January 15, 2017

Moscow anti-dam breaching talk January 18, 2017

Joseph Anderson and David Doeringsfeld will discuss the negative impact of breaching the four Lower Snake River dams on area agriculture and the future of Lewiston as a deep-water port at the League of Women Voters of Moscow speakers forum noon-1 p.m.…
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