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Reclamation changes flows in Yakima basin for salmon spawning

YAKIMA, Wash. – To aid in successful spawning and incubation of Chinook salmon eggs and to improve winter reservoir storage in the Yakima basin, the Bureau of Reclamation will begin what is referred to as its annual “flip-flop” operation in early September. This means flows out of Keechelus and Cle Elum reservoirs in the upper Yakima River basin will be gradually reduced, while flows from Kachess and Rimrock reservoirs will be increased. Read More >>

Reclamation announces the temporary closure of Haystack Reservoir recreation area

MADRAS, Ore. – The Bureau of Reclamation will temporarily close the North Shore Fishing Pier recreation area from September 9 through September 30 to perform road and parking lot paving improvements. The North Shore Fishing Pier recreation area, which is located at the Haystack Reservoir, is a free day-use area with an accessible fishing pier, parking and access to the reservoir. Haystack Reservoir is located about 10 miles south of Madras. Read More >>

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Projects & Places

Recreation & Public Use

Black Canyon Parks Open for Reservation Black Canyon Parks in Idaho

Black Canyon Parks are open from mid-May to mid-September. Call (208) 365-2682 or check the calendar for available dates. Read More >>

Go to Grand Coulee Guided Tours Grand Coulee Dam Tours

This 50-minute guided tour is free of charge and available only on a first-come, first-served basis. Read More >>

Go to Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show

Grand Coulee's laser light show, One River, Many Voices, is held nightly at Grand Coulee Dam starting the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend through September 30. Read More >>

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The Pacific Northwest Regional Projects Statement of Construction Cost and Repayment presenting the relationship between project cost and repayment are available. Please contact Finance Officer, Jaime Vazquez, at (208) 378-5070 or to obtain a copy of the specific project SPCCR.

Last Updated: 12/4/19