Stories tagged: Lower Granite Dam
Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
Officials predict low return of steelhead to Snake River
Fisheries managers are predicting this year’s return of steelhead to the Snake River and its tributaries will be the lowest in about two decades.
Sun., July 17, 2016
Study says drawing down Lower Granite Reservoir during summer could help fish
Drawing down Lower Granite Reservoir during summer heatwaves could be an effective tool to help sockeye salmon and other protected fish by mitigating high water temperatures, according to analysis preformed …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2012
Warm water stalls Snake steelhead
Warm water temperatures in the lower Snake River have put the brakes on the summer steelhead run. “The fish aren’t entering the Snake River,” said Alan Byrne, a fisheries biologist …
Tue., Aug. 18, 2009, 7:41 a.m.
Fishery managers predict big fall chinook run
Idaho fishery managers expect more than 28,000 fall chinook to cross Lower Granite Dam in neighboring eastern Washington on their return from the Pacific Ocean, which would make it the …