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Council Seeks Comments on Recommendations to Amend the Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program


A significant deadline passed in mid-December in the Council's work to amend its Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program. See the recommendations received, and provide comment through February 4. Read more.

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JANUARY 15-16: Council Meeting in Portland

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Analysis Will Help Target Efforts To Reduce Predation

Fisheries scientists at the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission are developing a model to help better target efforts to control predation on fish in the Columbia and Snake rivers.

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State of the Regional Economy and Energy Markets in 2017

The regional economy continued to grow in 2017, while an exceptionally cold winter and warm summer helped to push electricity sales higher..

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Bonneville Funding Cuts Hit Fish And Wildlife Program Projects

The cuts are part of an effort by Bonneville to hold costs at or below the rate of inflation for the next 10 years.

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