How tribes are working to increase endangered steelhead numbers throughout the Pacific Northwest.
A federal judge has halted so-called "megaload" traffic through a wild and scenic corridor in Idaho.
Nightly protests on Idaho's Highway 12 delayed but did not stop a huge piece of oil equipment crossing the state. The so-called “megaload” passed through a scenic river corridor and entered Montana on Friday.
The national debate over oil development took an unusual turn on an Idaho highway early Tuesday morning. For two hours, members of the Nez Perce Tribe blocked the passage of a giant water evaporator headed for the oil sands of Alberta, Canada.
OROFINO, Idaho -- Steelhead in the Columbia River Basin are threatened. Current populations have dwindled to a fraction of the historic numbers a century ago. That has led two Northwest Indian Tribes to try something new to help this struggling fish survive.
Thanks to the extraordinary efforts of the Nez Perce Tribe, coho salmon have returned to Idaho waters. Idaho's coho were never listed as endangered before they went extinct in 1987.
_Idaho Salmon_ is a new documentary, produced by Aaron Kunz for Outdoor Idaho in association with EarthFix. It explores the history of salmon in Idaho and looks to its future survival. The program premieres tonight on Idaho Public Television.
LA GRANDE, Ore. — The Nez Perce Tribe is working to bring lampreys back to the tribal homeland in northeastern Oregon.