Fish & Wildlife | Environment | News | Pacific Ocean | Water | local | Climate changeAP | Sept. 17, 2017 3:20 p.m.
The mass of warm water known as "the blob" that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing the lingering effects of those unusually warm temperatures on salmon and steelhead.
Nation | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | News | localOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 7, 2017 4:38 p.m. | Oregon City, Oregon
Oregon officials say Willamette River steelhead are on the verge of extinction because they’re getting eaten by sea lions at Willamette Falls.
Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Animals | News | Land | Water | local | NW LifeStatesman Journal | Aug. 7, 2017 1:25 p.m.
State wildlife officials say wild steelhead in the upper Willamette Basin could go extinct in coming years because of sea lions feasting on the iconic fish at Willamette Falls.
Fish & Wildlife | Environment | News | localDaily Astorian | May 13, 2017 12:03 p.m.
Oregon fishery managers say abnormal water conditions this spring have flung them, and their ability to predict what will happen next, into new territory.
Fish & Wildlife | Environment | News | Energy | local | PoliticsAP | Jan. 1, 2017 12:18 p.m. | Boise
The Federal Columbia River System Cultural Resources Program tracks some 4,000 historical sites that also include homesteads and missions in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. Now it's contributing information as authorities prepare a court-ordered environmental impact statement concerning struggling salmon and the operation of 14 federal dams in the Columbia River Basin.
Steamboat Creek supports one of the last runs of wild summer steelhead in the Northwest. Fishermen and conservationists want to keep it that way.
local | Energy | Water | News | Fish & WildlifeEast Oregonian | July 15, 2016 10:02 a.m.
The Umatilla Basin Watershed Council and Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation plan to remove the troublesome diversion dam outside of Echo by next summer.
More than 150,000 summer steelhead fingerlings have died at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Rock Creek Hatchery in the past four months, and hatchery manager Dan Meyer fears the worst is yet to come.
Southern Oregon is beginning to get a reputation as a place where efforts to improve fish passage are succeeding. And two significant dams in the Rogue watershed are coming down this summer.
New fees will soon be required for fishing salmon, steelhead and sturgeon in the Columbia River Basin, including area tributaries like the Umatilla, Grande Ronde and John Day rivers.
Fish & Wildlife | News | localOPB | Aug. 5, 2013 11:46 a.m. | Toketee, Oregon
Salmon and steelhead are spawning again upstream of the Soda Springs Dam, 60 miles or so east of Roseburg.