Scotch Broom and Spring Chinook

Excerpt from Wikipedia: ¬†Scotch Broom (C. scoparius) has been introduced into several other continents outside its native range (western and central Europe) and is classified as a noxious invasive species in California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and parts of the east coast of North America. These shrubs commonly grow in disturbed areas and along utility […]

Willamette Basin Hatchery Report Card – 2015

Four years ago, 5.2 million juvenile fish (4.6M Chinook, 600K Steelhead) were released into the Willamette Basin Rivers (Coast Fork, Middle Fork and Main stem Willamette, McKenzie, South and North Santiam, Mollala and others).¬† With each fish costing roughly $1 each to raise, this was a sizable investment for the ODFW, NOAA and other government […]