The Council today recommended 100 projects, some new and some ongoing, to improve scientific knowledge about fish and wildlife throughout the Columbia River Basin. The projects are part of the Council’s Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program and would
(Columbia Basin) – Columbia Basin Trust (CBT), and the Northwest Power and Conservation Council (the Council), a federally chartered compact of the Northwestern states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, have renewed their agreement to collaborate on projects that promote
The Council added a fish and wildlife protection plan for the Blackfoot River in western Montana to its Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program this week, paving the way for potential funding to improve fish and wildlife habitat and
MISSOULA, Montana – Members of the Council today re-elected Bruce Measure, a Montana member, chair of the Council for 2011, and Dick Wallace, a Washington member, vice chair. It is the second consecutive year for both as chair and vice
Electric utilities, academics, tribes, and government agencies in the United States and Canada are beginning to think about the future of the Columbia River Treaty, the 1964 agreement between the two countries that directs the operation of dams for hydropower
Ken Dragoon will be joining the Council’s Power Planning Division as senior resource analyst in November. He is filling the position held by Jeff King, who is retiring at the end of the year.
Twenty-three locally developed plans that will guide efforts to mitigate the impacts of hydropower dams on fish and wildlife in Columbia River tributaries and parts of the mainstem river were adopted today by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. The