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Half of Columbia River sockeye dying due to hot water

BOISE, Idaho - More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures.
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...bears had returned to the area. "We don't know," said Steve Nadeau, large carnivore coordinator for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. "We don't think there are very many bears up there, otherwise we'd be getting more observations that...
Biologists recovering from helicopter crash

LEWISTON, Idaho - An official with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game said two biologists and a pilot injured in a helicopter crash in northern Idaho on Friday are being treated at a Missoula, Mont., hospital.
6 juvenile wolves found dead in Idaho

...officials say six juvenile wolves were found decomposing on U.S. Forest Service land. Officials at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game hadn't determined what killed the 35-pound wolves, but they've sent tissue samples to an Oregon laboratory...
Idaho puts albino moose off-limits to hunters

...moose have persuaded the state to make the animal off-limits to hunters. Steve Huffaker, director of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, made an emergency order last week making it illegal to shoot the albino cow moose, which has been spotted...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Frontiers News: Endangered salmon 3/1/98

BOISE, Idaho - Dam builders promised that manmade hatcheries would keep salmon swimming back to Idaho, balancing the harm the fish would suffer when four dams were built on the lower Snake River.


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