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mouth Hangman Creek dumping sediment in Spokane River
ConservationHangman CreekSpokane RiverVolunteer Opportunity
December 3, 2017

Spokane River Turbidity Study Update

Attention Volunteers! Our Angler Science Sediment Study on the Spokane River is about to commence next month. Please review the sediment study information page that details the study and how you can register to volunteer to take water samples and contribute your…
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ConservationSalmonSnake River DamsSteelhead
October 31, 2017

McMorris-Rodgers bill to up-end Snake River salmon recovery gets Congressional hearing

A bill seeking to stymie salmon recovery in the Columbia-Snake Rivers received a House Congressional hearing October 12th. Spearheaded by Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, H.R. 3144 would put in place the illegal 2014 Salmon Plan ruled invalid by Judge Simon last year, rollback…
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2017 Free the Snake Flotilla postcard
ConservationSnake River Dams
August 29, 2017

2017 Free the Snake Flotilla

Get ready, the 2017 Free the Snake Flotilla is right around the corner! Details about the event and information can be found here. See you there! This year's event certainly will be larger than last year.  I honestly do not know how…
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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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