Marine Mammal Protection Act Section 120 Pinniped Removal Program

Bonneville Dam, Columbia River

We have authorized the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho to lethally remove individually identifiable California Sea Lions in the vicinity of Bonneville Dam that are having a negative impact on the recovery of salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species Act.

 Actions & Documents

2017 Implementation 

2016 Implementation

2015 Implementation

2014 Implementation

2013 Implementation

2012 Implementation

2011 Implementation 

2010 Implementation 

2009 Implementation

2008 Implementation

2007 Implementation

2006 Implementation 

Sea Lion Task Force

Task Force Page

2017 Task Force Reportpdf format

2016 Task Force Reportpdf format

2011 Task Force Reportpdf format

2010 Task Force Reportpdf format

2007 Task Force Reportpdf format

Links & Chronology

ODFW Salmon-Sea Lion page Non-govt link

Corps of Engineers Sea Lion Weekly Reports Non-govt link

Chronology of Marine Mammal Protection Act, Section 120 Actions in the Columbia River Basin: 2000 to 2015

Willamette Falls, Willamette River

Actions & Documents

State of Oregon Cover Letterpdf format

State of Oregon Applicationpdf format

Federal Register notice Non-govt link