Snake River

A sockeye salmon swims in Redfish Lake.

Who Was Lonesome Larry?

Summer is at its peak, bringing with it soaring temperatures and relentless heat. In recent years, we’ve shattered heat records across the Northwest. Not surprisingly, people are thinking about climate …

My Son, the Sock Guy for the Sockeye

It’s our default setting. We tend to look to adults to effect the change we see needed in the world. What if we were to look to kids instead? Kids …

Protecting Wildlife, Fish, and Forests as We Transition to Clean Energy

All forms of development come at some cost to the environment. Historically, some of the highest costs have been associated with our fossil fuel-based electric system, which has long served …

The Naturals: Snake River Sockeye Salmon

This spring, in the mountains of central Idaho, several thousand young Snake River sockeye salmon will enter Redfish Lake Creek’s tumble, and be swept seaward. A few months later, in …

coho salmon

Wild Salmon Should Unite Us

Chinook salmon in Oregon -- DOE photo by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Talking Snake River Salmon as Spring Approaches

Weekly News Roundup – August 5, 2011

Big Oil’s Threat to Northwest Salmon

For thousands of years, the Pacific Northwest’s Columbia and Snake rivers supported the most diverse and abundant salmon and steelhead populations on Earth. But in recent decades, these iconic fish …

Time for a Salmon Plan That Works

The salmon and steelhead that return to the Columbia and Snake Rivers are like no other fish in the world.  They migrate nearly 1,000 miles, connecting coastal and river communities …

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