“Perfect composition,” “precise balance,” “unexpected beauty,” and “layers of action” are sentiments used to describe the winners of NOAA Fisheries’ 2014 West Coast Photo Contest. Read More . . .
A record-smashing season for young salmon migrating down the Baker River in Washington. One million fish just passed the hydroelectric project thanks to innovative fish passage technology. Read More . . .
Southern Resident Killer Whales: 10 Years of Research & Conservation report released Read More . . .
Under the ESA, NOAA Fisheries designated an “experimental population” to reintroduce spring-run Chinook salmon to the Okanogan River. Read More . . .
The West Coast groundfish fishery receives "sustainable" certification from the Marine Stewardship Council, citing NOAA Fisheries' catch shares program as the driver of the new designation. Read More . . .
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Central Valley Projects
- NOAA Fisheries releases proposed recovery plan for Snake River sockeye salmon and is accepting public comments through September 19, 2014.
- NOAA Fisheries releases draft environmental impact statement for Puget Sound salmon and steelhead hatchery programs.
- Determination of Observer Programs as Qualified and Authorized by the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries
- NOAA Fisheries designates experimental spring-run Chinook population, facilitating reintroduction into the Okanogan River.
- 10 years of research & conservation: NOAA Fisheries' report highlights progress in protecting and recovering endangered Southern Resident killer whales.
- June Meeting Announcement: General Advisory Committee and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission.
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