The prediction for 2021 from fisheries managers is for just over 1 million fish, but that total could increase substantially if the estimated 1.6 million coho in the ocean materialize in the Columbia.
Three utilities report they are meeting or exceeding mitigation goals.
Pacific salmon from Alaska to California are declining in abundance and maturing younger. Can anything be done to reverse this trend?
The 2019-2021 Flexible Spill Agreement called for increased spill to aid juvenile passage when power prices are low and reduced spill to allow additional power generation when prices are higher.
The plan calls for upgrading production facilities for coho and Chinook salmon with the goal of making the Yakima River the salmon 'workhorse' it once was, in the words of one Yakama Nation Fisheries scientist.
ISAB says draft 2020 Comparative Survival Study is a wealth of information, but policymakers would benefit from a condensation of its conclusions.
A plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency identifies cold-water refuges in Columbia River tributaries where adult salmon and steelhead can rest as they migrate from the ocean.
The Corps will transition from construction projects in response to direction in the 2008 Biological Opinion to a focus on operations and maintenance, a Corps biologist says.
Tribal leader was well-known for his work to protect salmon from sea lions and educate about tribal culture.
In 'Sherman's Lagoon,' Filmore declares 'We need to help the seals and sea lions in the Columbia River."