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  • Zoo Celebrates Pacific Lamprey at World Rivers Day

    Pacific lamprey at the Oregon Zoo's latest exhibit

    The Oregon Zoo, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, and many tribal partners will celebrate World Rivers Day, Sept. 29, 2019 with the official grand opening of the zoo’s Pacific Lamprey Exhibit.

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  • New Oregon Zoo Exhibit Showcases Pacific Lamprey Conservation

    Kids at Oregon Zoo lamprey exhibit.

    The Oregon Zoo welcomed five new special guests on July 11, 2019, when Pacific Lamprey debuted as the centerpiece of an innovative new educational exhibit. Visitors can now learn about a fish whose prehistoric past predates dinosaurs and whose future depends on humans.

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  • Jumping in to the US Fish and Wildlife Service

    Youth fishing at Henry Hagg Lake

    The amazing thing about fishing it that, with a little patience and perseverance, almost anybody can do it. This was on display as nearly 1,500 people attended the I’m Hooked, “Making a Reel Difference” event at Henry Hagg Lake June 1st and 2nd, and most didn’t leave empty handed.


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  • Junior Ranger Let's Go Fishing!

    Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery is the first Pacific Region Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program station to pilot Junior Ranger Let's Go Fishing!, a collaborative partnership between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Program Updates

New Manual to Facilitate Compliance for Rapid Response

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,  Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, Creative Resource Strategies LLC, and many contributing partners produced a manual to facilitate compliance with section 7 of the Endangered Species Act during Dreissenid mussel rapid response in the Columbia River Basin. 

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Last Updated: November 15, 2019
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