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Feds’ Plan Released For Columbia River Hatcheries

A federal agency on Thursday recommended the continued operation of hatcheries in the Columbia River Basin, with focus on programs that minimize risks to wild salmon and steelhead.

CBS Seattle–09/04/2014

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Biologists Watching Fish Runs After Deadly Slide

Fisheries biologist Pete Verhey waded through the cold, clear creek that feeds into the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, scanning riffles and side channels looking for evidence of fish eggs.

04/24/2014

An employee holds up a farmed salmon. (Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Lawsuits Could Lead To Changes At Fish Hatcheries

People on the West Coast have counted on fish hatcheries for more than a century to help rebuild populations of salmon and steelhead and bring them to a level where government would no longer need to regulate fisheries.

02/18/2014

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