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Oregon may not be the first state that comes to mind when you think of a drought, but warm waters mean stressed fish, which in turn means more fishing restrictions.

Drought Conditions Lead to Unprecedented Fishing Restrictions in Oregon

Effective this past Saturday, Oregon wildlife officials have enacted a number of new fishing restrictions in light of ongoing drought conditions. The move is nearly unprecedented, but officials hope it will reduce pressure on fish already stressed by high water temperature and low stream flows. According…

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Joint Release of Federal Recovery Plan for Salmon and Steelhead and Conservation Strategy for California’s Ecosystem Restoration Program

NOAA Fisheries and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today jointly released two plans to restore populations of salmon and steelhead in California’s Central Valley: NOAA Fisheries’ Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Recovery Plan and CDFW’s Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP) Conservation Strategy. The two…

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