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2015-02-09 12:17:25

Federal officials are proposing a radical plan to help save Columbia River salmon: killing over 11,000 double-crested cormorants that have been eating too many of the young fish.

2014-09-16 12:23:20

Voith will rehabilitate the turbines in the 10-unit powerhouse located on the Columbia River over the next decade YORK, Pa., Sept.

2014-05-03 23:02:34

Scientists study occurrence and fate of contaminants of emerging concern (CEC); Journal of American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) publishes collection of research presented at CEC conference.

2014-04-08 23:03:56

The design and development of BumbleBee.com garners Geary LSF top honors in the Food Industry Category at this year’s Internet Advertising Competition. San

2014-03-04 16:22:33

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S.

Salmon Numbers Tripled By Changes In Dam Operations
2014-02-26 09:00:32

By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at a dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period.

Tracking First Moves Of Young Salmon In The Ocean
2013-11-08 08:32:21

Basic ocean conditions such as current directions and water temperature play a huge role in determining the behavior of young migrating salmon as they move from rivers and hit ocean waters for the first time


Latest Columbia River Reference Libraries

Columbia Plateau
2013-04-19 16:35:47

The Columbia Plateau ecoregion is a Level III ecoregion designed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington, with little areas over the Washington state border in Idaho. This ecoregion stretches across a wide swath of the Columbia River Basin from the Dalles, Oregon to Lewiston, Idaho to Okanogan, Washington near the Canadian border. It incorporates nearly 500 miles of the Columbia River, as well as the lower reaches of major tributaries....

2012-06-15 07:32:22

Symbol: GRCO Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   GRNAC Grindelia nana Nutt. ssp. columbiana Piper   GRNAD Grindelia nana Nutt. var. discoidea (Nutt.) A. Gray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

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2005-06-15 14:36:36

The Short-horned Lizard is a small lizard that occurs in North America. Like other horned lizards, it is often wrongly called the "Horned Toad", but it is not a toad at all. It is a reptile, not an amphibian. It is also one of five species of lizards found in Canada. Taxonomy The taxonomy of the Short-horned Lizard is in the midst of a major revision based on recent research. As of 2004, accepted nomenclature recognizes two species: Phrynosoma douglasii (Bell 1829), the Pygmy...

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