A compilation of research finds that mountain streams aren't as pristine as once believed but biodiversity still persists.
A 2014 study supports an emerging method to improve habitat conditions for salmon more quickly and cheaply than traditional projects.
Fin-clipping efforts in the Great Lakes are just one initiative that has made a difference in tracking native and hatchery-raised salmon.
Focusing on coho salmon productivity, a 2014 study is among the first of its kind to evaluate restoration outcomes on a watershed scale.
California is working hard to make the state's Yolo Bypass salmon-friendly by creating a 30,000-acre nursery in the surrounding floodplain.
Sensor Fish can be deployed at hydroelectric dams to study the forces a juvenile salmon feels as it passes through hydropower facilities.
In a case of an ecological who-done-it, scientists are left scratching their heads at where all the chinook salmon that used to run up and down the Strait of Georgia went
Salmon conservation and fishery management are based on surveying and sampling techniques that create a more well-rounded view of the fish.
Researchers and anglers alike are invested in the future of fisheries, creating a unique opportunity for community organizing and cooperation between groups. Many tagging programs offer opportunities to join in on initiatives through citizen science programs and...
Based on climbing alewife populations, the Michigan DNR believes that it is once again time to stock Lake Michigan with more Chinook.
While discussions surrounding ocean acidification have skyrocketed in recent years, few recognize that acidification is also impacting freshwater ecosystems.
A recovery plan was adopted in 2015 and has continued to help protect species in the Snake River.
Bacterial Coldwater Disease threatens wild and hatchery-raised fish of all species, though its impact on salmonids in the past few years has been particularly notable. BCWD impacts salmonids at a higher rate than other wild or farmed...
Native American tribes in Washington and Idaho are hoping to restore salmon runs above the Grand Coulee Dam, according to the Associated Press. They are proposing a feasibility study to judge how successful any potential restoration can...
Recent research is upending widely held views about the habitats that suit salmon and trout best, according to the California Water Blog.
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, are partnering with salmon experts around Alaska to make it easier to share findings about the fish, according to a release.
The U.S. EPA has proposed limitations to protect a highly valuable salmon fishery in Bristol Bay, Alaska, according to WaterWorld. The fishery is under threat, officials say, by a large-scale mining effort at the Pebble deposit there.
Increasing light pollution and the invasion of predatory fish like walleye or pikes have made Lake Washington less hospitable for sockeye salmon. Some conservationists believe that replenishing sockeye in the lake is an impossible task. Unfortunately, increasing...
PCB concentrations Lake Michigan Chinook and coho salmon have declined over the past 35 years, though the drop has slowed since the mid-1980s, according to a new study. Recent declines may be more than just the result...
Wild coho salmon seem to have a keen eye for mates, while their hatchery-reared brethren don’t fare as well when picking partners. New research from Oregon State University shows that wild coho prefer mates with different disease-resistant...