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Nov. 06, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Which Kills More Fish: Cormorants Or Dams?

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently reported a startling statistic: Double-crested cormorants living at the mouth of the Columbia River are eating 18 percent of the juvenile salmon swimming toward the ocean. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, cormorants, Double-crested cormorants, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Sept. 06, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Cooling off the Columbia: Can dams do more?

I talked with Dave Ponganis of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about how dams on the Columbia River affect water temperature and what his agency does to keep the water at cool enough for threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Dams, Salmon, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Jan. 21, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Corps: Bradford Island is less toxic, still needs work

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Filed under: Water, Bradford Island, Columbia River Basin, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, PCBs, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers



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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