and Wildlife, and CRITFC
, also encouraged FERC to include an analysis of
Furthermore, the tribal plan provides a means by which anadromous fish will exist for future generations,(26) CRITFC set an ambitious time frame to halt population declines and begin recovery.
33) CRITFC believes that supplementation could restore fragmented and declining populations, at least when other recovery actions will not improve conditions quickly enough to stop population losses or extinction.
38) Since CRITFC released its plan, other agencies have advocated permanent drawdowns.
the Author and do not necessarily reflect the views of CRITFC
The state fishery agencies of Oregon, Idaho, and Washington, as well as CRITFC
, balanced the risks and benefits associated with spill and concluded that spill provides improved juvenile salmon survival, even when nitrogen levels are as high as 125%.
Offering an approach that "emphasiz[es] sustainability for future generations," the CRITFC plan calls for rebuilding upper Columbia River stocks to 4 million adult salmon in 25 years, and to levels of historic abundance within 200 years.
spirit of The Salmon: The Columbia River Anadromous Fish Restoration Plan of the Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs and Yakama Tribes 2-1 to 2-8 (1995) (on file with author) [hereinafter CRITFC tribal Restoration Plan]; Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Comm'n, Restoring Salmon to the Columbia River Watershed: A Tribal Perspective (1994) on file with author) (summary brochure of CRITFC Tribal Perspectivelm, supm) [hereinafter CRITFC Plan Summary); Confederated Tribes of THE Umatilla Indian RESERVATION, Columbia Basin Salmon Policy 1-2 (1995) (on file with author) [hereinafter Umatilla Salmon Policy]; cf.
Record of Decision for Amendments to Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management Planning Documents Within The Range of The Northern Spotted Owl 54-55 (April 13, 1994) (on file with author) [here-(283) CRITFC TRIBAL Restoration PLan, supra note 138.