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Gold And Copper Mining In The Rainy Shadow Of A Volcano

KUOW/EarthFix | Sept. 21, 2017 11:43 a.m. | Morton, Washington

The Forest Service has given a Canadian company permission to explore for gold and copper in the shadow of Mount St. Helens.

News | Fish & Wildlife

Army Corps Improving Fish Passage At Lower Granite Dam

AP | June 2, 2016 1:27 p.m.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making big improvements in fish passage facilities at Lower Granite Dam, hoping to increase the number of endangered salmon and steelhead that migrate through the Columbia-Snake river system.

Environment | local | Water | News | Fish & Wildlife

Heat-Related Fishing Restrictions Lifted On Rogue River

AP | Aug. 13, 2015 4:05 p.m. | Grants Pass, Oregon

Fishing restrictions intended to protect salmon, steelhead and trout from lethally warm water conditions have been lifted for the lower and middle sections of the Rogue River.

Water | Ecotrope

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

Ecotrope | Oct. 25, 2011 4:34 a.m.

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.

Fish & Wildlife | Ecotrope

Study: Steelhead mate with rainbow trout

Ecotrope | Jan. 31, 2011 2:09 a.m.

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.

Fish & Wildlife | Energy | Ecotrope

Report: More fish sliding safely through dams

Ecotrope | Dec. 22, 2010 4:52 a.m.

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.