Tag Archive: Fish Migration

Bonneville Dam sockeye salmon run notches record

By: Mike Prager The Spokesman-Review The growing abundance of sockeye salmon on the Columbia River reached a new milestone this week with passage of another record run at Bonneville Dam. It is the third record-breaking run in the past five years. Through … Read on 

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Juvenile salmon get helicopter parenting

Utility uses tagged fish to check migration systems’ efficiency Christine Pratt Wenatchee World WENATCHEE – See any helicopters dipping baskets into the Columbia River below Rock Island Dam lately? It’s not what you may be thinking. The Grant County Public Utility … Read on 

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Tribes talk salmon, dams as Columbia River Treaty renewal looms

By: Becky Kramer The Spokesman-Review Northwest tribes and their Canadian counterparts are meeting in Spokane this week to discuss engineering solutions for getting salmon over Grand Coulee Dam. Returning chinook, sockeye and steelhead to the upper Columbia River is a long-standing … Read on 

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The Life Cycle: Hatchery project enhances fish, saves water

By Christine Pratt Wenatchee World WENATCHEE — A pilot project under way at the Eastbank Fish Hatchery is conserving huge amounts of water and could one day revolutionize the way salmon are raised to offset the numbers of fish killed … Read on 

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