July 2017 July has been a rough month so far for endangered salmon and steelhead migrating through the lower Snake River. High air temperatures and lack of cloud cover have heated the reservoirs behind the four lower Snake River dams to 68 degrees and...
Spring Chinook Salmon The spring Chinook run is over at Bonneville dam. The final tally: 2017: 83,624 2016: 137,215 10 yr avg: 150,783 Summer Chinook Salmon Summer returns are now in progress at Bonneville dam: 2017: 63,253 2016: 81,652 10...
HR 2083 “Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act” On June 8th, 2017, a legislative hearing was held regarding HR 2083. The purpose of this bill is to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to reduce predation on endangered...
2017 Incidents at Little Goose Dam on the Lower Snake River A short summary of issues jeopardizing salmon recovery since April 11th Incident #1 On April 11th, the first juvenile salmon and steelhead deaths at Little Goose Lock and Dam were reported. This...