Spring Chinook Return to the Upper Columbia

On April 30th a single day high of 17,972 salmonids passed Bonneville Dam making it the third highest one day total seen since 2002!  That passage total included 17,409 adult Chinook salmon as well as 519 Chinook jacks and 43 steelhead. As of May 26th the total count...

Update on Fish Migration at Wanapum

Preliminary results of an extensive 11-week investigation by Grant PUD and its consultants have determined that the primary contributing factor to a fracture developing within the dam’s spillway was a mathematical error during the pre-construction design of Wanapum...

Salmon Recovery Resources (May 2014)

Upper Columbia 2014 Life History Workshop Information – The house was packed at the first life history workshop held at the Confluence Technology Center in Wenatchee on April 16th.  This workshop focused on the freshwater habitat use and life history of Upper Columbia...

Fish News (May 2014)

The Seattle Times Editorial: Billy Frank Jr. spoke for salmon, tribes and the natural environment.  http://seattletimes.com/html/editorials/2023544852_billyfrankedit07xml.html The Seattle Times – Salmon Summit in Wenatchee this past week drew good sized...

Fish Lit (May 2014)

Articles By Local Partners: Juvenile Anadromous Salmonid Production in Upper Columbia River Side Channelswith Different Levels of Hydrological Connection, Kyle D. Martens & PatrickJ. Connolly. Other Articles: Linking resource availability and habitat structure to...