Where To Put The Birds? Research Says Cormorants Chased Off Columbia River Estuary Island Eat Far More Salmon, Steelhead Upstream

November 16th, 2022

Double-crested cormorants will eat many times more salmon and steelhead per bird as a proportion of their diet the farther they are pushed upstream in the Columbia River estuary, according to a presentation this week at the Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s Fish and Wildlife Committee meeting.

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NOAA Awards $4.2 Million To Study Climate Change Impacts On West Coast Marine Ecosystems; Hypoxia Killing Dungeness Crabs

November 11th, 2022

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded Oregon State University and its research partners $4.2 million to investigate how multiple climate change-related stressors are impacting marine ecosystems off the coast of Oregon, Washington and Northern California.

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WSU Study Shows Drones Found Double The Number Of Potential Redds In Wenatchee River Compared To Ground-Level Observations

October 20th, 2022

Struggling salmon populations could get some help from the sky. A Washington State University study showed that drone photography of the Wenatchee River during spawning season can be effective in estimating the number of rocky hollows salmon create to lay their eggs, also called “redds.” 

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