About Recovery Planning & Implementation in the Snake River

NOAA Fisheries is developing a recovery plan for four listed Snake River species – steelhead, spring/summer Chinook, fall Chinook and sockeye. Recovery planning for these species is particularly complex because of the vast geographic scope and various activities affecting the species. Therefore, we will:

The target for releasing a proposed plan is early 2014. It is our intent to optimize recovery plan implementation through stakeholder involvement in developing draft products, particularly through NOAA Fisheries’ Snake River Coordination Group. The target for final plan completion is 2015.