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

2018 Implementation

2017 Implementation 

2016 Implementation

2015 Implementation

2014 Implementation

2013 Implementation

2012 Implementation

2011 Implementation 

2010 Implementation 

2009 Implementation

2008 Implementation

2007 Implementation

2006 Implementation

Pinniped-Fishery Interaction Task Force

Task Force Page

2017 Task Force Report

2016 Task Force Report

2011 Task Force Report

2010 Task Force Report

2007 Task Force Report

Links & Chronology

ODFW Salmon-Sea Lion page Link to a non-government website

Corps of Engineers Sea Lion Weekly Reports Link to a non-government website

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 Letter

State of Oregon Application

Federal Register notice Link to a non-government website

Willamette Falls Pinniped-Fishery Interaction Task force

Task Force main page