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  • Buying into salmon recovery

    "The Chinook Book" directs Northwestern consumers to make use of the region's salmon-friendly restaurants, recreation, food and household products.

  • Coho salmon lose federal protection

    A lawsuit from the Pacific Legal Foundation leads an Oregon federal district judge to throw out the coho salmon's status as protected under the Endangered Species Act.

  • Nature hits a home run for salmon

    A rare combination of ideal conditions leads to Idaho's biggest salmon and steelhead runs in 25 years.

  • Logging cut short for salmon

    The National Marine Fisheries Service must re-examine how logging affects endangered salmon before 24 federal timber sales can proceed in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Tribes fight to clear the roads for salmon

    Twenty tribes file suit against the state of Washington, saying that the state violates treaty rights by not repairing the thousands of culverts that prevent endangered salmon from returning to their spawning grounds.

  • Tribes scale salmon harvest

    The Yakama, Nez Perce, Umatilla and Warm Springs tribes have agreed to a new system, under which their annual take of salmon will be based on a sliding scale that adjusts to wild salmon returns.

  • Plan protects foresters, not fish

    Washington state's much-hyped "Forests and Fish" plan is being criticized by scientists, environmentalists, fishermen and tribes as a sell-out to the timber industry likely to hasten the salmon's decline.

  • The tale of a salmon slinger

    On a tributary of Oregon's Nehalem River, the writer worked with Fish and Wildlife biologist Michele Long to scatter the carcasses of hatchery salmon, which feed a wide range of wildlife.

  • Salmon feel the heat

    The Army Corps of Engineers has been ordered to come up with a plan to lower salmon-endangering high temperatures and gas content in the Snake River.

  • Sex-swappin' salmon

    Salmon researchers are puzzled by their discovery that 84 percent of female salmon sampled tested positive for a male genetic marker, suggesting that these females began life as males.

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