Elwha River Lawsuit Decision

While the 9th Circuit declined to overturn the District Court's decision on the Elwha River, this important litigation has had some incredibly important and positive results, including elimination of the Chambers Creek hatchery program as well as bringing all Elwha River hatchery programs under ESA authorizations that impose various monitoring and reporting requirements. Such requirements … Continue reading Elwha River Lawsuit Decision

OWRD responds to Tribes’ call on water

Oregon Water Resources Department validated a call for water by the Klamath Tribes Thursday for water on the Sprague and Williamson rivers and tributaries, and Upper Klamath Marsh by making stream flow measurements, according to an informational resource issued by Tyler Martin, Klamath Falls watermaster. Martin spent Monday visiting water right holders in affected drainage … Continue reading OWRD responds to Tribes’ call on water