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July 22, 2018

U.S. Dept. of State: Town Hall To Discuss Modernization of the Columbia River Treaty Regime

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July 18, 2018 U.S. Columbia River Treaty Negotiator Jill Smail will lead a Town Hall on September 6, 2018, in Portland, Oregon on the modernization of the Columbia River Treaty regime. The Town Hall is free of charge, open to the public, and will take place… Read More
July 22, 2018

CBB: Connecting Salmon Recovery Efforts: Columbia Basin Partnership Releases Vision Statement, Goals

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Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 Members of a regional partnership kicked off by NOAA Fisheries in early 2017 have agreed in principle to a vision statement and provisional goals. The Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force first met in Portland January 24, 2017… Read More
July 16, 2018

CBB: Council Fish/Wildlife Committee Discusses Tribal Plans To Restore Pacific Lamprey To Historic Range

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Posted on Friday, July 13, 2018 (PST) The first few phases of a long-range plan by tribes to restore Pacific lamprey runs into Columbia River tributaries through artificial propagation and translocation was given a tentative approval this week by the Fish and… Read More
July 16, 2018

TDN: Columbia Riverkeeper: Stronger than ever?

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by Zach Hale July 16, 2018 On an overcast afternoon in early May, more than 100 people gathered at the Cowlitz County Expo Center to hear a member of one of the region’s most powerful players over the last decade: Columbia Riverkeeper. “If you’ve picked up a… Read More
July 09, 2018

Seattle Times: Audit finds 70 percent of B.C. fish-processing plants do not comply with environmental regulations

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Fri., July 6, 2018, 3:34 p.m. By Lynda V. Mapes SEATTLE – An audit of British Columbia fish-processing plants sparked by gory video of a pipe spewing bloody water into the Salish Sea has found that more than 70 percent of plants audited are out of compliance… Read More
July 05, 2018

Yes! Magazine: 5 Reasons Salmon Are an Environmental Justice Solution

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Shannan Lenke Stoll Jul 04, 2018 Last year, for the first time, scientists surveying Pacific Northwest salmon came up with empty nets. They weren’t all empty, but some were—and that’s “really different than anything we have ever seen,” David Huff of the NOAA… Read More
July 03, 2018

Columbia Basin Bulletin: Commission Selects Kelly Susewind As New Washington Department Of Fish And Wildlife Director 

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Posted on Friday, June 29, 2018 The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission last week appointed Kelly Susewind of Olympia as the new director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. The commission, a citizen panel appointed by the Governor to set… Read More

Jun 28, 2018 - Alison Morrow: What wildlife need from us—awareness 

Jun 18, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Tie Vote In U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Lower Court Rulings In Washington State Fish Culverts Case

Jun 18, 2018 - Editorial: Shifts of market and region

Jun 11, 2018 - Seattle Times: Tied U.S. Supreme Court decision means Washington must remove barriers to salmon migration

Jun 1, 2018 - Seattle Times: Once-flooded Elwha land becomes forest

May 30, 2018 - Oregonian Guest Opinion: Trump's attack on salmon recovery is unconscionable

May 24, 2018 - For the Sake of the Snake

May 21, 2018 - Post Register: 'It’s about art making a statement’


May 14, 2018 - B-Run Steelhead - Extinction in the Heart of Idaho

Apr 19, 2018 - Seattle Times: Supreme Court showdown: Washington’s attorney general vs. tribes over salmon habitat

Apr 2, 2018 - A Tale of Two Rivers - Portland, OR - Thursday, April 26 - 6-9 pm

Apr 2, 2018 - A Tale of Two Rivers - Olympia, WA - Wednesday, April 25 - 6-9 pm

Mar 27, 2018 - Loaves and Fishes: Walla Walla

Mar 15, 2018 - Loaves and Fishes: Moscow

Mar 15, 2018 - Loaves and Fishes: Spokane, the journey begins

Mar 2, 2018 - Seattle Times: State kills Atlantic salmon farming in Washington

Feb 16, 2018 - Loaves and Fishes - Spokane - March 4, 2018

Feb 4, 2018 - The Tyee: Megadams Not Clean or Green, Says Expert

Jan 30, 2018 - Seattle Times: Fish farm caused Atlantic salmon spill near San Juans, then tried to hide how bad it was, state says

Jan 18, 2018 - Tale of Two Rivers Online Resources

Jan 12, 2018 - A Tale of Two Rivers - at the Cracker Building in Spokane - Thursday, January 25

Dec 21, 2017 - 2017 Year in Review: Much done – much to be done

Dec 19, 2017 - A Tale of Two Rivers - at the Burke Museum in Seattle - Wednesday, January 24

Dec 17, 2017 - Seattle Times: Violations prompt Washington state to cancel Atlantic salmon farm lease at Port Angeles

Nov 29, 2017 - From the desk of Jacob Schmidt: Faith leaders meet with McMorris Rodgers office to oppose HR 3144

Nov 29, 2017 - 'It Takes Our Purpose': With No Salmon, Yurok Tribe Struggles With Identity

Nov 21, 2017 - Happy Thanksgiving from the Save Our wild Salmon Coalition!

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