Job Opportunity (May 2014)

Colville Confederated Tribes, Resident Fish Biologist l/ll.  Closes Friday, June 13, 2014. http://www.colvilletribes.com/page_document_get.php?page_id=5805

Funding Opportunity (May 2014)

The Bureau of Reclamation’s Cooperative Watershed Management Program is accepting applications from entities seeking to establish or expand watershed management groups involved with water delivery and issues. The funding opportunity announcement is available...

Last Scene (May 2014)

Here is a link to 3 time laps videos from US Fish and Wildlife and Chelan County who placed wood in the Entiat River in 2012 at the Dillwater Site. http://www.fws.gov/midcolumbiariverfro/projects.html#rest

Life History Workshop a Huge Success

The recently convened Life History workshop on April 16, 2014 in Wenatchee was a huge success. Over 80 people participated in the workshop including project sponsors, monitoring program representatives and researchers from the region, the Regional Technical Team...

Reminder – 2014 Upper Columbia Life History Workshop

This is a reminder of our upcoming this coming Wednesday, April 16th Life History Workshop from 9am-4pm in Wenatchee, WA at the CTC (http://www.ncwctc.com/). See the agenda here. Please email Greer Maier with any questions. Registration is not required but please...

Recent Legislative Activities (March 2014)

Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund – The final FY 14 budget included $65M for the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund (PCSRF). The President’s proposed budget for PCSRF in FY 15 is again set at $50M. These funds provide for capacity (e.g. UCSRB) and...

Salmon Recovery Resources (March 2014)

Salmon Passage Data Online – The Columbia Basin Research Website from the University of Washington now has a “Mid-Columbia Status for Juvenile and Adult Salmon” page that has data and graphs of smolt trap, mainstem, and dam count data that is easily accessible....

Status of Upper Columbia Fisheries Stocks

Jeff Korth, WDFW, provided the following update at the October 24th Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board meeting regarding the status of Upper Columbia fisheries stocks for 2013: Spring Chinook – The run forecast for the Upper Columbia was 14,300 and the actual...

Hatchery Reform in the Upper Columbia

Within the next two years, there will be a reduction in many of the (state, federal, and tribal) tributary hatchery programs across the Upper Columbia. The reduction is expected to reduce density-dependent effects on salmon and increase efficacy of adult management...