Projects in this category review include hatchery operation and maintenance, fish screen operation and maintenance, habitat restoration, and monitoring and evaluation.
“We’re trying to do something we’ve never done before,” said Fish and Wildlife Director Patty O’Toole. “We’re trying to provide a more comprehensive and wholistic understanding of how the entire program is working.”
The geographic scope of the Council’s Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program is vast, from the Pacific Ocean to the mountains and plains of eastern Washington, northern and northeastern Oregon, most of Idaho, and a portion of western Montana.
By the December 13 deadline, the Council received 51 sets of recommendations.
Bonneville Power Administration faces challenges to remain competitive, administrator says.
Fish and wildlife project savings will be redirected, saving money and protecting ratepayers from higher costs.