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Oct. 25, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

At Pelton Round Butte dams: $100 million later, a steelhead returns

Sometimes the return of one adult salmon or steelhead is more exciting than runs of hundreds or thousands. That’s the situation this year in Central Oregon’s Deschutes River Basin. Continue reading →

Filed under: Water, Deschutes River, Pelton Round Butte hydro project, Portland General Electric, Steelhead


Jan. 31, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Study: Steelhead mate with rainbow trout

A new study out of Oregon State University found sea-run steelhead mate with stay-at-home rainbow trout – and that the two fish populations in the Pacific Northwest are more interdependent than people once thought. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Hatchery reform, Oregon State University, Rainbow trout, Steelhead


Dec. 22, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Report: More fish sliding safely through dams

Adding spillway weirs or fish slides to dams on the Columbia and Snake river dams have helped young fish survive their outmigration to the ocean, according to a progress report from hydropower system operators. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Fish & Wildlife, Columbia River Basin, Dams, Salmon, Snake River, Steelhead



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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