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News about energy and natural resources in the Pacific Northwest

Soil and Water Conservation Districts Play a Vital Role


Soil and Water Conservation Districts throughout the basin play a critical role in gaining the support of private landowners to implement habitat projects on their properties. Read more.

Upcoming Meetings

AUGUST 23 : Council Meeting via webinar on Draft Power Plan

SEPTEMBER 14-15: Council Meeting via Webinar

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Coronavirus update: Due to the coronavirus, the Council will continue holding all meetings virtually until further notice. The work of the Council and the RTF will continue remotely, and we encourage people to join our meetings and engage with our staff and members by phone and webinar and email. We will update this as more information becomes available.

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Power Committee Completes Work on Draft 2021 Power Plan

Committee recommends draft plan to full Council for consideration of release for public comments. Read more.


Cost Saving Funds Will Benefit Program Hatcheries, Fish Screen Projects

Hatcheries and fish screen projects will be receiving $450,000 from the cost savings placeholder. Read more.


Anadromous Fish Habitat and Hatchery Project Review Completes Category Review Cycle

Projects in this category review include hatchery operation and maintenance, fish screen operation and maintenance, habitat restoration, and monitoring and evaluation. Read more.