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Federal Agencies to Propose Expanding Gulf of Maine Atlantic Salmon Population Protected by Endangered Species Listing

NOAA’s Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a proposal to redefine the endangered Gulf of Maine population of Atlantic salmon to include fish found in other nearby areas. The proposal would expand the endangered designation to consist of Atlantic salmon populations from the Androscoggin River…


Chinook Seasons Get Under Way Aug. 1 With New Options for Columbia River Anglers

OLYMPIA – Columbia River anglers will be able to catch chinook salmon throughout August during this year’s “Buoy 10” fishery, but will be required to release any chinook they intercept upriver to Bonneville Dam until Sept. 1. Also, for the first time, mark-selective fishing rules will be in effect for…


Wolf Pack With Pups Confirmed in Northeastern Oregon

LA GRANDE, Ore.—A wolf pack that includes both adults and pups was confirmed in a forested area of northern Union County on Friday, the first evidence of multiple wolves and wolf reproduction in Oregon since wolves were extirpated from the state back in the mid-1940s. Wildlife biologists conducting a howling…


WDFW Solicits Public Comments on Scope of Puget Sound Rockfish Plan

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting public comments on the scope and direction of a new management plan currently being developed for Puget Sound rockfish. The management plan, scheduled for completion in early 2009, will provide a framework for new strategies in areas including…


Longfin Smelt to be Considered for Possible Federal Protection under ESA; Service finds petition contains sufficient Information to Conduct Next-Step Study

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced its determination that a petition has presented sufficient information about the imperiled condition of the longfin smelt to initiate a status review and consider listing it for protection under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Service’s determination today, commonly known…


Fish and Wildlife Service Approves Salt River Project Habitat Conservation Plan

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has accepted Salt River Project?s Horseshoe and Bartlett reservoirs habitat conservation plan (HCP).  The plan minimizes and offsets harm that the operation of the two Verde River reservoirs may pose to federally threatened and endangered wildlife and other sensitive species.  As a result of…