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.
Hatcheries and fish screen projects will be receiving $450,000 from the cost savings placeholder.
Projects in this category review include hatchery operation and maintenance, fish screen operation and maintenance, habitat restoration, and monitoring and evaluation.
Committee recommends draft plan to full Council for consideration of release for public comments.
Record-breaking temperatures scorched the Pacific Northwest in June as a heat dome settled over the region. While heat domes aren’t unusual, the magnitude and intensity of this one caused temperatures to spike well into the triple digits from Vancouver, Canada to Portland.
“We’re trying to do something we’ve never done before,” said Fish and Wildlife Director Patty O’Toole. “We’re trying to provide a more comprehensive and wholistic understanding of how the entire program is working.”
A draft is planned for release for public comment in August, and public hearings will be conducted in September and October.
It's no surprise that energy use was higher during the day than it was before the pandemic, but end-use study shows how much and when.
While IRPs focus on the future needs of individual utilities, the Council is seeing a similar future on a larger scale as it develops the 2021 regional power plan.
Project will reconnect more than 900 acres of habitat with the Columbia River for the benefit of fish and wildlife and providing new recreational opportunities.