More than 1,100 sea lions could be killed annually along a stretch of the Columbia River to boost faltering populations of salmon and steelhead. Billions of dollars have been spent in Idaho, Oregon and Washington to save 13 species of Columbia Basin salmon and steelhead protected under the Endangered Species Act. The National Marine Fisheries […]
[8/28/19] Dam Spills to Help Salmon Migration
Snake and Columbia river hydropower dams may soon allow more water over the dams to help salmon migration. Taking action to allow more spill over the dams is one of the Southern Resident Orca Task Force recommendationsto the Governor. Salmon runs on the Snake and Columbia rivers include Chinook, the Southern Resident Orca’s primary food. And […]
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