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Double trouble on the Deschutes

In Oregon by Sophia KaelkeLeave a Comment

Oregon’s famed Deschutes River is one of the most important – and historically productive – steelhead tributaries of the Columbia River. But poor adult returns in recent years might lead you to think the Deschutes is no longer the powerhouse steelhead factory it once was. 

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Steelhead Find an Unlikely Friend in Beavers

In Washington by Jonathan Stumpf

Beavers deliver conditions steelhead require in their spawning grounds — cold water, longer duration of wetted streambeds, and food-rich rearing habitat. Here’s why beavers are now part of the recovery toolbox for upper Columbia River steelhead.

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John Day Steelhead Project Update

In Oregon by Sophia Kaelke

In 2020, the John Day Steelhead Project was able to successfully capture and acoustic tag 200 wild A-run summer steelhead at Bonneville Dam. Read more about the project and what is planned for this year.