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The governors of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana have announced a regional collaboration on salmon recovery in the Columbia River Basin that includes strategies for the states to engage with tribal nations and federal agencies and address the concerns of communities who depend on the river.
OLYMPIA – The Salmon Recovery Funding Board, which awards approximately $80 million biennially to projects to improve salmon habitat, will see a change in leadership.
SEATTLE – Tahlequah’s new calf is a male, the Center for Whale Research has confirmed.
A larger than normal number of young bears and dwindling natural food supply for them are forcing the animals to head for Juneau's garbage with unusual frequency, a wildlife official said.
The Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday approved $17 million in budget requests for needed enhancements to manage fish and wildlife in Washington state. Commissioners also provided a list of potential service cuts.
The Columbia and Snake rivers have been providing sustenance throughout the northwest since man first inhabited the region – first directly via the salmon that swim through their waters, then through irrigation and power generated by those waters.
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The U.S. government on Friday released a draft environmental report on the potential effects of three open-pit gold mines in salmon habitat in central Idaho proposed by a Canadian company.
Anglers in the Tri-Cities area set a harvest record for sockeye this month as the fish passed through en route to spawning areas in British Columbia. Upper Columbia anglers have picked up the action and are having a ball catching the delicious red-meated fish.
On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Pebble Mine, a large-scale gold and copper mine proposed for the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska, the largest sockeye salmon run on the planet.
Grilled salmon on top of lentils made for a memorable meal.
Outdoor journalist Kris Millgate spent a decade in TV news before starting her own production company, Tight Line Media, in 2006. Her latest project is an immersive experience which will keep her on the roads, and streams, of the Pacific Northwest all summer long.
With the summer Chinook salmon run exceeding preseason expectations, large portions of the Columbia River will open to recreational chinook fishing in July, fishery managers with WDFW announced Wednesday.
Film director Mark Titus is racing against time, and the pandemic isn't doing him any favors. When you're on a mission to "save what you love," as the trailer for his most recent film states, you do what it takes to get that message out.
When everything turns green outside, I often find myself craving green on my plate, as well. On a recent trip to the grocery store, I saw a fetching display of fresh asparagus.
Today, Columbia and Snake River salmon, and orcas that depend on them, are at risk of extinction. And Washington state regulators are taking a new regulatory role to chill fish-killing hot water at four dams on the lower Columbia, and four on the lower Snake.
The Columbia River Salmon Fishery Policy Workgroup will hold a virtual public meeting later this month to continue its work reviewing the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission’s policy on salmon management in the Columbia River basin. The workgroup, made up of three commission members, will meet May 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The meeting will be conducted via webinar in response to continued concerns about the spread of COVID-19. The public will be able to view the meeting online and provide testimony, according to a WDFW news release.
Representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers and its sister agencies say they are satisfied with the improvised public comment period on a landmark salmon and dams study, despite it occurring during a national public health emergency.
Puff pastry is hands down my favorite dough for cooking. It’s easy to handle and readily available in the frozen section of your local grocery store. Well, it usually is – you never know these days.
Federal agencies canceled listening sessions on the study, published in February, that recommended against removal of the Snake River dams. Conservation groups still say the 45-day window for comment is too short.