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The Long Road to Salmon Recovery

The Long Road to Salmon Recovery

This year’s total counts of chinook, sockeye, steelhead and coho at Bonneville Dam set a new record since the dam was built in 1938. New record returns also occurred in the Snake River Basin since Lower Granite Dam was built (fall chinook, coho and sockeye) with...

Welcoming back the “Little Salmon”

Since ancient time, the Nez Perce witnessed the return of Chinook, sockeye, coho, and steelhead to their waters. During the twentieth century, though, those numbers dwindled. The coho were hit hardest, driven to extinction in the Snake River Basin. Thanks to Nez Perce...
2012 Salmon Run: Year in Review

2012 Salmon Run: Year in Review

Chinook The 2012 spring chinook return was both late timed and just below the average size since 2000. The summer chinook and fall chinook returns were close to average sized and were average timed. Spring and summer jack chinook returns were below average. Fall...
First Salmon

First Salmon

By Gerry Lewis CRITFC Chairman The first salmon is making its way up the Columbia River, following the call that the Creator placed in it and its brothers and sisters to return home to renew life. As Indian people, the first salmon is the sign that we made it through...

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