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  • Passage Guidelines for Pacific Lamprey in Fishways

    A Pacific lamprey passage system

    The Pacific Lamprey Technical Workgroup has released guidlines on modifications that can be made in existing, typical adult salmonid fishway designs to better accommodate and improve upstream passage for adult Pacific lamprey without compromising conditions for salmonids. 

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  • Best Management Practices to Minimize Adverse Effects to Pacific Lamprey

    Best Management Practices to Minimize Adverse Effects to Pacific Lamprey

    This document provides Best Practices that can be incorporated into any stream disturbing activity on lands managed by the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management throughout the range of Pacific lamprey. 

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  • Taking the Initiative to Conserve Pacific Lamprey

    USFWS Video: Taking the Initiative to Conserve Pacific Lamprey

     Learn why the Service, Native American tribes, and partners are using the Pacific Lamprey Conservation Initiative to put voluntary conservation and restoration measures in place for this ancient species.

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initiative Updates

Pacific Lamprey Policy 5 Year Review and Technical Exchange

As a follow-up to the 2012 Lamprey Summit III, Policy partners gathered in December 2017 to discuss progress on lamprey conservation. The agenda included a report on progress over the past five years, and a facilitated discussion on the development of a vision and action plan for the next phase of the Conservation Agreement. You can also view the presentations here

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recent initiative-related meetings

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notes from the field

Service and Yakama Indian Nation scientists are using eDNA to better track lamprey populations. Read how

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