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List Chinook Salmon as Endangered, Groups Urge

Published 01/31/11
By David Smith, Siskiyou Daily News

A recent petition filed with Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke asks for the listing of spring-run Klamath River Chinook salmon as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity, Oregon Wild, the Environmental Protection Information Center and the Larch Co. filed the petition on Jan. 25, citing a number of factors they believe have led to a decline in spring-run Chinook numbers as well as strategies for mitigating the impacts.

Link: Siskiyou Daily News (Yreka, CA)

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