Stories tagged: bull trout
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
Bull trout lawsuit targets Payette National Forest roads
An environmental group has filed a lawsuit contending two federal agencies are violating the Endangered Species Act by failing to analyze how roads and motorized trails could be harming threatened …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
Bull trout lawsuit targets 26 dams in Columbia River Basin
An environmental group has filed a federal lawsuit contending that 26 dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout and violating the Endangered Species Act.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Hecla Mining to buy Montanore silver deposit in northwest Montana
Hecla Mining Company plans to buy a major silver deposit in Northwest Montana that for decades drawn the interest of speculators and the ire of conservationists.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Environmental groups sue over bull trout recovery plan
Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s plan to recover threatened bull trout.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
Montana fly fishing film crew fined for violating bull trout
The owners of a Missoula outdoor film company, and an associate, have paid almost $6,000 in fines after receiving more than four dozen federal and state citations for illegal activities, …
Tue., Aug. 11, 2015
Flow cut out of Priest Lake sparks worry about river’s health
Drought conditions are creating conflicts at Priest Lake. The mountain lake is one of North Idaho’s top resort destinations, drawing people from all over the region for fishing, boating and …
Tue., June 2, 2015
Federal bull trout recovery plans online for review, input
Bull trout, whose presence is associated with pristine mountain lakes and streams, should soon have a federal recovery plan. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is under a court-ordered deadline …
Sun., Feb. 1, 2015
The mighty bull trout
Salmon make an epic journey, swimming hundreds of miles from the ocean to return to their birthplace. To Tom Whalen, the shorter migration of Lake Pend Oreille’s bull trout is …
Tue., Sept. 16, 2014
Bull trout protection plan worries boaters on Lake Pend Oreille
Dennis Hall spent Saturday afternoon on Lake Pend Oreille, launching his 28-foot cabin cruiser from Sandpoint and ferrying friends across the lake to dinner. With blue skies and temperatures in …
Sun., April 6, 2014
Field reports: Bull trout recovery; Green Mountain fire lookout; Spokane River cleanup; Costly illegal catch
FISHING – Conservation groups have filed a lawsuit in Portland demanding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finish developing recovery plans for bull trout, a threatened species that has gone …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2013
Out & About: Researchers to net mackinaw at Priest Lake
Lake trout studied at Priest Lake FISHING – Coinciding with a debate about future management of the Priest Lake mackinaw fishery, the Idaho Fish and Game Department is joining a …
Tue., Oct. 12, 2010, 1:50 p.m.
Protection for bull trout habitat expanded in West
The Obama administration today greatly expanded protections for waterways critical to the restoration of threatened bull trout, making it tougher for agencies to approve logging, mining and livestock grazing across …
Fri., Jan. 15, 2010
More bull trout habitat proposed
GRANTS PASS, Ore. – In another reversal of Bush administration Endangered Species Act policy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to more than quadruple habitat protections for the bull …
Wed., Jan. 13, 2010, 11:58 a.m.
Feds propose expanding Bush’s bull trout habitat
In another reversal of Bush administration Endangered Species Act policy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to expand habitat protections for the bull trout, a fish that stands in …
Wed., April 30, 2008
Bull trout remain threatened
Bull trout, a native fish that’s extremely sensitive to changes in water quality, will retain its “threatened” status under the Endangered Species Act, federal officials announced Tuesday. Over the next …