Monday, April 6, 2009

Hatchery Review for Columbia Basin

The HSRG (Hatchery Scientific Review Group) issued a long anticipated report last month which highlights necessary changes to the current hatchery and harvest practices in the Columbia basin. The report hopes sought ways to meet the Columbia's harvest goals while encouraging hatchery practices that emphasize conservation, protecting locally adapted populations, and minimizing interactions between hatchery and wild salmon. See the Seattle Times coverage here.
Columbia Basin Bulletin here .
Access to the full 1000 page document at the hatchery review groups website here

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