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Opinion: As Alaskans consider Pebble Mine, a cautionary tale from Montana

The Berkeley Pit is full of highly contaminated water, containing copper, arsenic and other heavy metals that leach out of the rock. [...]

May 22, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

A sustainable fishery is active on the Columbia River

The Wild Fish Conservancy is a conservation organization dedicated to the recovery and conservation of the region’s wild-fish ecosystems. [...]

January 30, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: New findings on young salmon’s perilous migration

Biotelemetry studies over the last several years have begun to reveal how, where and why predation of the young salmon and steelhead trout are affected [...]

November 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: From the west – one man’s steelhead and salmon report

Every fish caught was scarred - caused by greater-than-normal fleet of commercial netters, targeting an artificially expanded hatchery chum salmon runo f chum salmon run homing to the Bella Coola River [...]

September 10, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Tributaries designated wild steelhead gene banks

WDFW will redirect more than 50,000 hatchery smolts previously slated for the East Fork Lewis River into the Washougal River and Salmon Creek [...]

March 21, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Steelhead “kelt” spawn gets better in Snake and Columbia rivers

Naturally born steelhead do better on second run at spawning than do their hatchery peers [...]

January 13, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: More than a million king salmon come home

Success of the Endangered Species Act [...]

October 17, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide