Solar power grows in the Northwest, Cold water hangouts in a hot river, NW Efficiency Exchange, Idaho salmon studies, F&W manager job announcement
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News about energy and natural resources in the Pacific Northwest

Solar Power Grows in the Pacific Northwest


The cost of solar has decreased dramatically, helping to spur its growth in the Northwest as several utility-scale solar PV projects in Southern Idaho and Southeastern Oregon are about to come online. Read more.

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JUNE 14-15 : Council Meeting in Redmond, Oregon

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Cold-Water Hangouts in a Hot River

Water scientists are searching the Columbia River Basin for the cold-water places where salmon can rest when the water temperature goes lethal.

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Northwest Efficiency Exchange 2016 in Coeur d’Alene

See interviews and a wrap-up of the conference held in April highlighting trends, opportunities, and challenges in energy efficiency.

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Hatcheries and Wild Salmon: Results From Nearly 30 Years of Study

Researchers in Idaho find hatcheries can help stabilize a declining salmon population, but not permanently.

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Job Announcement: Fish and Wildlife Division Senior Manager

See the position description and apply by June 24.

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