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Council Spotlight

News about energy and natural resources in the Pacific Northwest

New Fish and Wildlife Program Tracker is Live


This new tool is designed to help evaluate the performance of the Council’s Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program – the nation’s largest regional effort to protect and enhance natural resources affected by the hydrosystem. Read more.

Upcoming Meetings

MARCH 14-15: Council Meeting (Coeur d'Alene)

More meetings

Meeting update: The Council has in-person meetings with online participation always available. If you are unable to join our meetings, staff and members can be reached by phone and email.

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Updated Wholesale Electricity Price Forecast

How to plan for volatile wholesale market prices during peak times, day and night. Read more.


Invasive Species Prevention in the Columbia River Basin

From aquatic mussels to wild pigs, invasive or non-native species can spread disease, feed on endangered species, compete for resources, and create cascading effects to the food web. Read more.


Emerging Technologies in Energy Efficiency

Advanced heat pumps, sensors, and automated controls pave path to future savings. Read more.