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Conservation

Free the Snake River
Columbia RiverConservationSnake River Dams
July 15, 2017

A damming proposal – congressional bill is not a good option

Five members of Congress from the Pacific Northwest are attempting to overturn a court order that found the federal government is not doing enough to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead species in the Columbia and Snake River basins. The bill…
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Conservation
July 15, 2017

Take Action to Save Cayuse Creek

Project could affect the Cayuse Creek drainage, Chuck Pezeshki Photo Credit The Forest Service is accepting public comments on their proposal to cut and/or burn approximately 8,600-acres in three different roadless areas in the N. Fork Clearwater drainage: Moose Mountain, Weitas Creek and Kelly Creek. The…
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Redband Trout Illustration
ConservationProjectsRedband TroutSpokane River
June 28, 2017

Spokane’s signature fish continues to struggle as new campaign raises awareness

While recent years have seen the city of Spokane’s pulse pick up, time has not been so kind to its signature fish. The redband trout – named for the speckled black and red bands that brilliantly flash down its sides as it…
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California Department of Fish and Wildlife employees work to spawn Chinook salmon at EBMUD’s Mokelumne River Fish Hatchery In November, 2015 near Lodi, Calif. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
Conservation
May 18, 2017

California salmon facing extinction, report warns

Nearly half of California’s diverse types of native salmon, steelhead and trout are headed toward extinction in 50 years unless environmental trends are reversed, a team of scientists warn in a new report. And nearly three-fourths — 21 of 31 types —- will…
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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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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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