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  • 'Miss Fish Hatchery'

    Wildlife conservation biologist Jenn Logan has a soft spot for the less-glamorous endangered species like razorback suckers and boreal toads

  • A bullet for the bearer of bad news

    After Michele DeHart of the Fish Passage Center in Portland, Ore., publicly supported a plan to protect salmon, angry lawmakers led by Sen. Larry Craig yanked the center’s funding

  • A Nez Perce elder spreads love for lamprey

    A Nez Perce elder spreads love for lamprey

    Nez Perce elder Elmer Crow teaches children and their parents to respect an uncharismatic parasitic fish, the lamprey.

  • A political fish-kill is in the making

    Ted Williams says the Bush administration is doing its best to kill off an endangered fish: Montana’s fluvial grayling.

  • A river sacrificed

    On Washington's Tieton River, an attempt to help one endangered fish, the spring chinook, has harmed another, the threatened steelhead.

  • Agency slashes critical habitat for salmon

    Faced with a lawsuit by the National Association of Home Builders, NOAA Fisheries decides to strip protections from four-fifths of the currently designated critical habitat for salmon

  • An icon of the Rio Grande has all but vanished in the wild

    A Fish and Wildlife Service official calls the endangered silvery minnow a "lucky species," even as biologists on New Mexico’s Middle Rio Grande say it’s in imminent danger of extinction

  • Balancing fish and farms on a Washington estuary

    Balancing fish and farms on a Washington estuary

    A restoration effort at Fisher Slough in Washington's Skagit River Delta has encouraged cooperation between farmers and environmentalists - and might even help endangered chinook salmon.

  • Columbia River dams revived

    In Washington, tribes have been shut out of a plan for new Columbia River dams that are being touted as good for salmon as well as farmers

  • Dust in the wind and the water

    Dust in the wind and the water

    Dust storms are mucking up the Rocky Mountains' snowpack, but a few fish like the razorback sucker thrive in spring’s muddy waters.

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