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...

Funding Opportunities (December 2013)

Whole Watershed Restoration Initiative (WWRI) has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2014 community-base habitat restoration projects in Oregon and Washington.  Approximately $1.2 million will be available i the 2014 funding cycle for projects within the...

Fish News

Governor appoints bugert to state salmon Board Wenatchee World – Governor Jay Inslee appointed Bob Bugert, Director of the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, to serve on the 10-member Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB).  See article from the Wenatchee...

Resource Documents

“Spatial Ecological Processes and Local Factors Predict the Distribution and Abundance of Spawning by Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) across a Complex River Scape.” This article was written by Jeffery A. Falke et al. published November 12, 2013 and assesses the...